Ask the parrot
(Book)

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Published:
New York, NY : Mysterious Press, 2006.
Format:
Book
Edition:
1st ed.
Physical Desc:
279 pages ; 20 cm.
Status:
Main Library - Adult Fiction
Fiction Stark
Description
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...
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English
ISBN:
089296068X, 9780892960682
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9780892960682

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"A Parker novel"--jacket.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Stark, R. (2006). Ask the parrot. New York, NY: Mysterious Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Stark, Richard, 1933-2008. 2006. Ask the Parrot. New York, NY: Mysterious Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Stark, Richard, 1933-2008, Ask the Parrot. New York, NY: Mysterious Press, 2006.

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Stark, Richard. Ask the Parrot. New York, NY: Mysterious Press, 2006. Print.

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