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Blacktop wasteland : a novel

Author: S A Cosby
Publisher: New York, NY : Flatiron Books, 2020. ©2020
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"A gritty, voice-driven thriller about a former getaway driver who thought he had escaped the criminal life who is pulled back in by race, poverty, and his own former life of crime. Beauregard "Bug" Montage is a man with many different titles: husband, father, friend, honest car mechanic. But before he gave it up, Bug used to be known from the hills of North Carolina to the beaches of Florida as the best Wheel Man  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Thrillers (Fiction)
Suspense fiction
Thriller fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: S A Cosby
ISBN: 9781250252685 1250252687
OCLC Number: 1112262092
Description: 285 pages ; 25 cm
Responsibility: S.A. Cosby.

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"A gritty, voice-driven thriller about a former getaway driver who thought he had escaped the criminal life who is pulled back in by race, poverty, and his own former life of crime. Beauregard "Bug" Montage is a man with many different titles: husband, father, friend, honest car mechanic. But before he gave it up, Bug used to be known from the hills of North Carolina to the beaches of Florida as the best Wheel Man on the East Coast. After a series of financial calamities, Bug feels he has no choice but to take one final job as the getaway driver for a daring diamond heist that could solve all his money troubles and allow him to go straight once and for all. Like "Ocean's Eleven" meets "Drive" (but with a mostly black cast of characters), Blacktop Wasteland is a searing, operatic story of sons living up (or down) to their fathers; of a heist gone sideways; of a man ground down by economic desperation; of fast cars and daring chases and identity and love"--

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