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SOMETIMES WINNING FEELS AN AWFUL LOT LIKE LOSING.

Cab driver Chet Conway was hoping for a good tip from his latest fare, the sort he could spend. But what he got was a tip on a horse race. Which might have turned out okay, except that when he went to collect his winnings Chet found his bookie lying dead on the living room floor. 

Chet knows he had nothing to do with it – but just try explaining that to the cops, to the two rival criminal gangs who each think Chet’s working for the other, and to the dead man’s beautiful sister, who has flown in from Las Vegas to avenge her brother’s murder…

About the Author

Donald E. Westlake is widely regarded as one of the great crime writers of the 20th Century. He won three Edgar Awards and was named a Grand Master by the Mystery Writers of America  Many of his books have been made into movies; Westlake also wrote the screenplay for The Grifters,for which he received an Academy Award nomination.

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lukas, February 20, 2015 (view all comments by lukas)
I love vintage crime/noir/hardboiled novels, so I'm always happy to stumble upon a new one. Hard Case Crime has reissued this 1969 novel with a sweet, retro pulp-y cover. Westlake was a prolific writer, who wrote the Parker series under the name Richard Stark, wrote "The Hot Rock," which was filmed with Robert Redford, and did the screenplays for "The Grifters" and the cult horror film "The Stepfather."
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780857687944
Author:
Westlake, Donald E
Publisher:
Hard Case Crime
Author:
Westlake, Donald E.
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - General
Subject:
Mystery-A to Z
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20110731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Dimensions:
8 x 5 x 0.66 in 0.5 lb

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