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Road dogs

Author: Elmore Leonard
Publisher: New York : William Morrow, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Gentleman/banker-robber Jack Foley is back in prison doing a thirty-year sentence after a week-long escape. Brought in by Karen Sisco, US marshall, who got her man after being abducted with the escapees, Jack and Karen have a thing for each other, and Karen arrests him only after a meaningful 'time'out' together. Jack is resigning himself to doing time, lots of it, and he seems to have a friendly and easy control
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Leonard, Elmore, 1925-
Road dogs.
New York : William Morrow, c2009
(OCoLC)649159198
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elmore Leonard
ISBN: 9780061733147 0061733148 0061767190 9780061774706 0061774707 9780061767760 006176776X
OCLC Number: 247442676
Performer(s): Read by Peter Francis James.
Description: 262 p. ; 24 cm.
Responsibility: Elmore Leonard.

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Gentleman/banker-robber Jack Foley is back in prison doing a thirty-year sentence after a week-long escape. Brought in by Karen Sisco, US marshall, who got her man after being abducted with the escapees, Jack and Karen have a thing for each other, and Karen arrests him only after a meaningful 'time'out' together. Jack is resigning himself to doing time, lots of it, and he seems to have a friendly and easy control over the hardened criminals he is imprisoned with. This easiness is enhanced in the minds of others by his fame as a bank robber. It is this ease which impresses Cuando Rey, a Cuban refugee and criminal who is doing time for murder. Cuando arranges to have Foley's sentence hugely reduced, but has favors aplenty to ask when they're both released. Cuando's wife, Dawn, is pretending to be saintly all the while (whilst quite the opposite) under the negligent eye of The Monk, a gay accountant similarly in thrall to Cuando. Foley is freed, and, as he fears, Cuando wants to use him on a job, just as his every move is being scrutinised by FBI detective Lou Adams. In an instant, though, Dawn has seduced him, and she has an agenda all of her own.

Cuban con man Cundo Rey and gentleman bank robber Jack Foley are united in a scheme that involves the women in their lives and a beautiful psychic.

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by sjacobin (WorldCat user published 2009-06-25) Good Permalink

Not being that much of an Elmore Leonard fan, I thought this book was okay. I had attempted to read Glitz a few years ago and couldn't get interested enough to finish it. This book is better at keeping your attention even if you're not already familiar with the characters. The story's main characters...
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