The winner of the inaugural Gumshoe Lifetime Achievement Award, Ross Thomas (1926–1995) was a prolific author whose political thrillers drew praise for their blend of wit and suspense.
Часто встречающиеся слова и выражения. The winner of the inaugural Gumshoe Lifetime Achievement Award, Ross Thomas (1926–1995) was a prolific author whose political thrillers drew praise for their blend of wit and suspense. Born in Oklahoma City, Thomas grew up during the Great Depression, and served in the Philippines during World War II.
YELLOW-DOG CONTRACT Yellow-Dog Contract Ross Thomas A MysteriousPress. com Open Road Integrated Media ebook For John and Mary Lou Burwell with thanks for the loan. Open Road Integrated Media ebook. For. John and Mary Lou Burwell. for the loan of the farm.
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FREE shipping on qualifying offers. A large sum of money brings former campaign manager and Washington insider Harvey Longmire out of retirement and on the trail of a missing union leader.
Yellow-Dog Contract book. I like Ross Thomas because he writes dialog like Raymond Chandler: men doing their work competently, even though the work isn’t very satisfying. He reminds me a lot of Robert Ludlum, except Ludlum dealt with international and Cold War politics, instead of domestic/local politics and crime. My biggest beef is his inability to write about women.
An ace campaign operative comes out of retirement to investigate a chilling disappearance.
I stopped the pickup, switched off the engine, reached into the glove compartment, and took out a pair of binoculars. Through the glasses I could see them moving down to the garden. Through the glasses I could see them moving down to the garden f them and recognized the one in the lead. He was a big, twelve-point buck deer, an old and valued acquaintance, the kind that a Texan might say of, We’ve howdied, but we ain’t shook. With him were two does. The deer were moving into the garden to eat my corn and grow fat. I didn’t mind. A lot of deer hung around the farm
An ex-political operative is a master of dirty tricks, but now he’s mixed up in something far worse: Ross Thomas is without peer in American suspense (Los Angeles Times). There are few jobs that Harvey Longmire hasn’t had. He’s been a crime reporter, Louisiana state legislator, foreign correspondent, and-briefly-a decoy for the CIA.
Электронная книга "Yellow-Dog Contract", Ross Thomas The novel was a hit, winning Thomas an Edgar Award for Best First Novel and establishing the characters Mac McCorkle and Mike Padillo.
Электронная книга "Yellow-Dog Contract", Ross Thomas. Эту книгу можно прочитать в Google Play Книгах на компьютере, а также на устройствах Android и iOS. Выделяйте текст, добавляйте закладки и делайте заметки, скачав книгу "Yellow-Dog Contract" для чтения в офлайн-режиме. The novel was a hit, winning Thomas an Edgar Award for Best First Novel and establishing the characters Mac McCorkle and Mike Padillo. Thomas followed it up with three more novels about McCorkle and Padillo, the last of which was published in 1990.
Ross Thomas (author). Yellow Dog Contract (1976). Boy" Howdy is mentioned in two of the Wu/Durant books, one of them Out On The Rim, but might be two different characters. Ross Thomas (February 19, 1926 in Oklahoma City – December 18, 1995 in Santa Monica, California) was an American writer of crime fiction. He is best known for his witty thrillers that expose the mechanisms of professional politics. Chinaman's Chance (1978). The Eighth Dwarf (1979). a b Sara Paretsky (preface) in Ross Thomas (2003).
A former campaign manager leaves a pleasant semi-retirement to investigate the disappearance of a famous union leader.