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Road dogs

Elmore Leonard 1925-2013.

1st Harper pbk. [ed.].. 2010, c2009

Available at UDM McNichols Campus Library  UDM McNichols Library Stacks  (PS 3562 .E55 R63 2010 )()

  • Title:
    Road dogs
  • Author: Elmore Leonard 1925-2013.
  • Description: Gentleman/banker-robber Jack Foley is back in prison doing a thirty-year sentence after a week-long escape. Brought in by Karen Sisco, US marshall, who got her man after being abducted with the escapees, Jack and Karen have a thing for each other, and Karen arrests him only after a meaningful 'time'out' together. Jack is resigning himself to doing time, lots of it, and he seems to have a friendly and easy control over the hardened criminals he is imprisoned with. This easiness is enhanced in the minds of others by his fame as a bank robber. It is this ease which impresses Cuando Rey, a Cuban refugee and criminal who is doing time for murder. Cuando arranges to have Foley's sentence hugely reduced, but has favors aplenty to ask when they're both released. Cuando's wife, Dawn, is pretending to be saintly all the while (whilst quite the opposite) under the negligent eye of The Monk, a gay accountant similarly in thrall to Cuando. Foley is freed, and, as he fears, Cuando wants to use him on a job, just as his every move is being scrutinised by FBI detective Lou Adams. In an instant, though, Dawn has seduced him, and she has an agenda all of her own.
    Cuban con man Cundo Rey and gentleman bank robber Jack Foley are united in a scheme that involves the women in their lives and a beautiful psychic.
  • Local Note: acq2015enl
  • Publication Date: 2010, c2009
  • Publisher: New York : Harper
  • Format: 262 p. ; 21 cm.
  • Identifier: ISBN 9780061985706 (pbk.);ISBN 0061985708 (pbk.)
  • Subjects: Ex-convicts -- Fiction; Psychics -- Fiction; Swindlers and swindling -- Fiction; Criminals -- Fiction; Psychics -- Fiction; Swindlers and swindling -- Fiction; Ex-convicts; Psychics; Swindlers and swindling; Los Angeles (Calif.) -- Fiction; Los Angeles (Calif.) -- Fiction; California -- Los Angeles; Fiction
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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