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Titre : The Getaway Man
Éditeur : BRILLIANCE AUDIO, United States
Date d'édition : 2011
Reliure : CD-Audio
Etat du livre : New
Edition : Library ed..
Language: English . Brand New. Eddie starts stealing cars long before he s old enough to get a license, driven by a force so compelling that he never questions, just obeys. After a series of false starts, interrupted by stays in juvenile institutions, he connects with two brothers, professional criminals who make Eddie one of their own. But, when their last job goes to hell alarms blaring, and police sirens closing fast Eddie stands his ground at the wheel. The Getaway Man leaves them all in the dust. As terse and as dark as a 12-bar blues, this is prime Vachss. -Playboy A swift, efficiently plotted story. The Getaway Man is sure to keep more than a few . souls up till dawn. -The Plain Dealer. N° de réf. du libraire AAS9781455817160
Synopsis : Eddie starts stealing cars long before he's old enough to get a license, driven by a force so compelling that he never questions, just obeys. After a series of false starts, interrupted by stays in juvenile institutions and a state prison term, Eddie's skills and loyalty attract the attention of J.C., a near-legendary hijacker. When he gets out, Eddie becomes the driver for J.C.'s ultra-professional crew. J.C., the master planner, is finally ready to pull off that one huge job every con dreams of ... the Retirement Score. But some roads have twists even a professional getaway man couldn't foresee ...
Andrew Vachss, a writer widely acclaimed for breathing new life and death into the crime genre, here presents a classic noir tale, relentlessly displaying and dissecting not guilt, but innocence.
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"Vachss is a contemporary master." - The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
"Vachss has updated the classic noir thriller, and set a new standard. The Getaway Man is taut and understated.." - Robert Ferrigno
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