From the author of Dead Man in the Orchestra Pit and Foozlers comes another tale of madcap human folly. Louella Debra Poule is doing an eighteen-month stint on a weapons charge at a minimum-security institution up the Fraser Valley. Her drug-dealing, sometime-boyfriend Jimmy Flood and his sidekick, Blacky Harbottle, should have taken the rap, but their list of?priors? would have put them in the slammer for quite a little stay. Louella?did the right thing? and took the fall. Six months into Louella?s sentence, her mother, whom she hasn?t seen in years, dies suddenly. After Louella?s early rel.