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Killing them softly : a novel

Author: George V Higgins
Publisher: New York : Vintage Crime/Black Lizard/Vintage Books, 2011.
Series: Vintage crime/Black Lizard.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First Vintage Crime/Black Lizard EditionView all editions and formats
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Jackie Cogan is an enforcer, and when the mob's rules get broken, Cogan is called in to take care of business. This time a high-stakes card game has been held up by an unknown gang of thugs. Calculating, ruthless, businesslike, and with a shrewd sense of other people's weaknesses, Cogan plies his trade, moving among a variety of hoods, hangers-on, and big-timers, tracking those responsible, and returning "law and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery stories
Mystery fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: George V Higgins
ISBN: 9780307950796 0307950794
OCLC Number: 809978094
Description: 216 p. ; 21 cm.
Series Title: Vintage crime/Black Lizard.
Other Titles: Cogan's trade
Responsibility: George V. Higgins.
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Jackie Cogan is an enforcer, and when the mob's rules get broken, Cogan is called in to take care of business. This time a high-stakes card game has been held up by an unknown gang of thugs. Calculating, ruthless, businesslike, and with a shrewd sense of other people's weaknesses, Cogan plies his trade, moving among a variety of hoods, hangers-on, and big-timers, tracking those responsible, and returning "law and order" to the lawless Boston underworld.

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