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The Last Dance: A Novel of the 87th Precinct

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In this city, you can get anything done for a price. If you want someone's eyeglasses smashed, it'll cost you a subway token. You want his fingernails pulled out? His legs broken? You want him more seriously injured? You want him hurt so he's an invalid his whole life? You want him skinned, you want him burned, you want him — don't even mention it in a whisper — killed? It can be done. Let me talk to someone. It can be done.The hanging death of a nondescript old man in a shabby little apartment in a meager section of the 87th Precinct was nothing much in this city, especially to detectives Carella and Meyer. But everyone has a story, and this old man's story stood to make some people a lot of money. His story takes Carella, Meyer, Brown, and Weeks on a search through Isola's seedy strip clubs and to the bright lights of the theater district. There they discover an upcoming musical with ties to a mysterious drug and a killer who stays until the last dance.The Last Dance is Ed McBain's fiftieth novel of the 87th Precinct and certainly one of his best. The series began in 1956 with Cop Hater and proves him to be the man who has been ca

About the Author

Ed McBain is the only American to receive the Diamond Dagger, the British Crime Writers Association's highest award. He also holds the Mystery Writers of America's coveted Grand Master Award. His books have sold over one hundred million copies worldwide, ranging from his first bestselling novel, The Blackboard Jungle, to the recent bestseller Privileged Conversation, both written under his own name, Evan Hunter. He also wrote the screenplay for Alfred Hitchcock's The Birds. His most recent 87th Precinct novel was The Big Bad City. He lives in Connecticut with his wife, Dragica.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780684855134
Subtitle:
A Novel of the 87th Precinct
Author:
McBain, Ed
Author:
Ed McBain
Publisher:
Simon & Schuster
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
City and town life
Subject:
Police
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - Police Procedural
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - Series
Subject:
Detective and mystery stories
Subject:
Suspense
Subject:
Carella, steve (fictitious character)
Subject:
87th Precinct
Subject:
Carella, Steve
Subject:
Suspense
Subject:
Thrillers
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - General
Subject:
Fiction : Mystery & Detective - Police Procedural
Subject:
Fiction-Mystery & Detective - Series
Subject:
Fiction : Mystery & Detective - General
Series Volume:
97-481
Publication Date:
19991101
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
272
Dimensions:
9.57x6.49x1.01 in. 1.16 lbs.

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