The hot rock
    (2011)

    Fiction

    eBook

    Provider: hoopla

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PUBLISHED
[United States] : No Publisher : Made available through hoopla, 2011
DESCRIPTION
1 online resource
ISBN/ISSN
9781453229170 (electronic bk.) MWT11552219, 1453229175 (electronic bk.) 11552219
LANGUAGE
English
NOTES

Fresh out of prison, Dortmunder plans a heist that could mean war John Dortmunder leaves jail with ten dollars, a train ticket, and nothing to make money on but his good name. Thankfully, his reputation goes far. No one plans a caper better than Dortmunder. His friend Kelp picks him up in a stolen Cadillac and drives him away from Sing-Sing, telling a story of a $500,000 emerald that they just have to steal. Dortmunder doesn't hesitate to agree. The emerald is the crown jewel of a former British colony, lately granted independence and split into two nations: one for the Talabwo people, one for the Akinzi. The Akinzi have the stone, the Talabwo want it back, and their UN representative offers a fine payday to the men who can get it. It's not a simple heist, but after a few years in stir, Dortmunder could use the challenge

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