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Mortal lock : stories

Author: Andrew H Vachss
Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, a division of Random House, Inc., 2013.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of noir-style tales: A hit man stalks his mark at a race track. A sociopath crosses every moral boundary to become a published author. An ex-mercenary obsessively defends his perimeter against a dangerous interloper. Andrew Vachss collects twenty tight, powerful stories, all from the past decade. Together, they form "Mortal Lock," a searing portrait of the criminal underworld, with both its depravity  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Suspense fiction
Short stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew H Vachss
ISBN: 9780307950833 0307950832
OCLC Number: 819383357
Notes: "Vintage Crime/Black Lizard."
Description: 380 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Ghostwriter --
Sure thing --
Bloodlines --
Passage to paradise --
Veil's visit / with Joe R. Lansdale --
Dead reliable --
Choice of weapons --
They're all alike --
Half-breed --
Pig --
A piece of the city --
Seeding the ground --
As the crow flies --
Blood test --
Profile --
Last rights --
Postwar boom --
Corazon --
Savior --
Blood orchid --
Underground: a screenplay.
Responsibility: Andrew Vachss.

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A collection of noir-style tales: A hit man stalks his mark at a race track. A sociopath crosses every moral boundary to become a published author. An ex-mercenary obsessively defends his perimeter against a dangerous interloper. Andrew Vachss collects twenty tight, powerful stories, all from the past decade. Together, they form "Mortal Lock," a searing portrait of the criminal underworld, with both its depravity and humanity on display.

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