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Loser's town : a David spandau novel

Author: Daniel Depp
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, ©2009.
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The patience of private investigator David Spandau, an ex-stuntman familiar with the ins and outs of Hollywood is almost sapped when he's hired to protect actor Bobby Dye from a blackmailing scheme gone wrong. Dye--young, brash, and on the verge of becoming a major star--has been set up by gangster Richie Stella, a nightclub owner and drug dealer with dreams of becoming a Hollywood producer. And he has a movie  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Black humor (Literature)
Mystery fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel Depp
ISBN: 1439101434 9781439101438 9781439101445 1439101442
OCLC Number: 243548611
Description: 290 p. ; 22 cm.
Responsibility: Daniel Depp.
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This darkly comic debut thriller introduces David Spandau, a Hollywood private eye whose laconic wit and keen insider's sensibility are put to the test when he is hired by a young actor at the center  Read more...

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