|George V. Higgins. the war, the one that Pershing was in. And I'm wavin' these |
undies around at everybody. And he sits down and Istick him for the whole ball of
wax, thecrabmeat cocktail and everything. I mean, Mattie, this'sgotta be serious ...
|Full of showboating politicians, hardnosed cops, and lawyers a little too familiar with both sides of the law, The Rat on Fire is another Higgins masterpiece and an unflinching portrait of the Boston crime world.|
|The classic novel from "America's best crime novelist" (Time), with a new introduction by Elmore Leonard Eddie Coyle works for Jimmy Scalisi, supplying him with guns for a couple of bank jobs.|
|A hard-hitting, tour de force tale of the mob and the man who makes sure their rules are the only rules, by the American master of crime George V. Higgins.|