7-7-11: I am loving this for entirely personal reasons. I grew up (well, ages 9-15, 1960-66) in New Orleans, living on Freret Street--first house off the Tulane campus--in the house that now is the Law Annex. I am enthralled by the city -- which is a integral character in this book. Using Google maps I am following Tobie throughout the city--revisiting my grade school (Allen) and junior high (McMain)and dozens of other streets and locations.
And the vocabulary! Neutral ground.
One of the scariest things is how normal the bad guys are (e.g., interacting with their own families).
Question: should you have to disappear, and everyone you know is in danger if you contact them, where would you go?