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The much-loved comic thriller by the author of the Edgar Award-winning The Butchers Boy is now, by popular demand, back in print, featuring a new Introduction by bestselling author Carl Hiaasen.

When Leroy “Chinese” Gordon breaks into a professors lab at the University of Los Angeles, hes after some pharmaceutical cocaine, worth plenty of money. Instead, he finds the papers the professor has compiled for the CIA, which include a blueprint for throwing a large city into chaos. But how is the CIA to be persuaded to pay a suitable ransom, unless of course someone actually uses the plan to throw a large city into chaos—Los Angeles, for instance? Assigned to cope with the crisis and restore the peace, veteran agent Ben Porterfield steps onto the scene to remind us that the CIAs middle name is, after all, Intelligence. Enlivening the mix are Gordons beautiful girlfriend, Margaret, his temperamental cat, Dr. Henry Metzger, and Metzgers friend, an enormous half-wild dog with huge teeth.

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The much-loved comic thriller by the author of the Edgar Award–winning The Butchers Boy is now, by popular demand, back in print, featuring a new Introduction by bestselling author Carl Hiaasen.

When Leroy “Chinese” Gordon breaks into a professors lab at the University of Los Angeles, hes after some pharmaceutical cocaine, worth plenty of money. Instead, he finds the papers the professor has compiled for the CIA, which include a blueprint for throwing a large city into chaos. But how is the CIA to be persuaded to pay a suitable ransom, unless of course someone actually uses the plan to throw a large city into chaosLos Angeles, for instance? Assigned to cope with the crisis and restore the peace, veteran agent Ben Porterfield steps onto the scene to remind us that the CIAs middle name is, after all, Intelligence. Enlivening the mix are Gordons beautiful girlfriend, Margaret, his temperamental cat, Dr. Henry Metzger, and Metzgers friend, an enormous half-wild dog with huge teeth.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780812967746
Foreword:
Hiaasen, Carl
Introduction:
Hiaasen, Carl
Introduction by:
Hiaasen, Carl
Introduction:
Hiaasen, Carl
Foreword by:
Hiaasen, Carl
Foreword:
Hiaasen, Carl
Author:
Hiaasen, Carl
Author:
Perry, Thomas
Publisher:
Random House Trade
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
Espionage/Intrigue
Subject:
Thrillers
Subject:
Terrorism
Subject:
Suspense fiction
Subject:
Government investigators
Subject:
Los angeles
Subject:
Soldiers of fortune
Subject:
Los angeles (calif.)
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Popular Fiction-Technothrillers
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
v. 13.
Publication Date:
20030631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
336
Dimensions:
8 x 5.16 x 0.67 in 0.5 lb

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"Synopsis" by , The much-loved comic thriller by the author of the Edgar Award–winning The Butchers Boy is now, by popular demand, back in print, featuring a new Introduction by bestselling author Carl Hiaasen.

When Leroy “Chinese” Gordon breaks into a professors lab at the University of Los Angeles, hes after some pharmaceutical cocaine, worth plenty of money. Instead, he finds the papers the professor has compiled for the CIA, which include a blueprint for throwing a large city into chaos. But how is the CIA to be persuaded to pay a suitable ransom, unless of course someone actually uses the plan to throw a large city into chaosLos Angeles, for instance? Assigned to cope with the crisis and restore the peace, veteran agent Ben Porterfield steps onto the scene to remind us that the CIAs middle name is, after all, Intelligence. Enlivening the mix are Gordons beautiful girlfriend, Margaret, his temperamental cat, Dr. Henry Metzger, and Metzgers friend, an enormous half-wild dog with huge teeth.

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