Ask the parrot: Parker Series, Book 23
|Grouped Work ID||df80b36c-221e-1475-e471-cd657d610a24|
|Grouping Title||ask the parrot|
|Grouping Author||stark richard|
|Last Grouping Update||2018-11-15 04:01:54AM|
|Last Indexed||2018-11-15 04:05:47AM|
|author||Stark, Richard, 1933-2008.|
|available_at_catalog||Main Kids, Main Library|
|collection_catalog||Fiction, Large Print|
|detailed_location_catalog||Hermitage - Adult Large Print, Main Library - Adult Fiction|
Sometimes mystery master Donald E. Westlake is the author of uproarious crime capers. Sometimes he has a mean streak-and its name is Parker. From his noir classic The Man with the Getaway Face to his recent novel Nobody Runs Forever, whenever Westlake writes as Stark, he lets Parker run loose-a ruthless criminal in a world of vulnerable "straights."
On a sunny October afternoon a man is running up a hill. He's not dressed for running. Below him are barking police dogs and waiting up ahead is a stranger-with a rifle, a life full of regrets, and a parrot at home who will mutely witness just how much trouble the runner, Parker, can bring into an ordinary life.
The rabbit hunter is Tom Lindahl, a small-town lonely heart nursing a big-time grudge against the racetrack that fired him. He knows from the moment he sees Parker that he's met a professional thief-and a man with murder in his blood. Rescuing Parker from the chase hounds, Lindahl invites the fugitive into his secluded home. He plans to rip off his former employer and exact a deadly measure of revenge-if he can get Parker to help.
But Tom doesn't know Parker and that the desperate criminal will do anything to survive-no matter who has to die...
|format_catalog||Book, Large Print, eAudiobook, eBook|
|format_category_catalog||Audio Books, Books, eBook|
|isbn||089296068, 9780446595957, 9780792746089, 9780892960682, 9781585478941|
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|itype_catalog||, Book, Large Print Book|
|local_callnumber_catalog||Fiction Stark, Fiction Stark Large Type|
|owning_library_catalog||Nashville Public Library|
|owning_location_catalog||Hermitage, Hermitage Kids, Main Kids, Main Library|
|publishDate||2006, 2007, 2008|
|record_details||ils:CARL0000271603|Book|Books|1st ed.|English|Mysterious Press,|2006.|279 p. ; 20 cm., ils:CARL0000281488|Large Print|Books||English|Center Point Pub.,|2007.|239 p. (large print) ; 23 cm., overdrive:20e349e1-4b70-47f6-9310-bb5700869932|eBook|eBook||English|Grand Central Publishing|2006|, overdrive:bb6cf05d-c06e-499d-9791-ecb905dba32d|eAudiobook|Audio Books||English|Blackstone Publishing|2008||
|subject_facet||Criminals -- Fiction, Large type books, Parker (Fictitious character) -- Fiction|
|title_display||Ask the parrot|
|title_full||Ask the Parrot Parker Series, Book 23, Ask the parrot / Richard Stark, Ask the parrot [text (large print)] / Richard Stark|
|title_short||Ask the parrot|
|title_sub||Parker Series, Book 23|
|topic_facet||Criminals, Fiction, Large type books, Mystery, Parker (Fictitious character)|