The Friends of Eddie Coyle
  • Author : George V. Higgins
  • Release Date : 06 September 2012
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Pages : 182
  • ISBN 13 : 9781409127871
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Book Description: 'The best crime novel ever written' - Elmore Leonard When small-time gunrunner Eddie Coyle is convicted on a felony, he's looking at three years in the pen - that is, unless he sells out one of his big-fish clients to the DA. But which of the many hoods, gunmen and executioners he calls his friends should he send up river?Set on the mean streets of Boston and told almost entirely in crackling dialogue by a vivid cast of cops and lowlifes, The Friends of Eddie Coyle set a standard for authentically gritty crime fiction that has never been bettered.

The Friends of Eddie Coyle

The Friends of Eddie Coyle

Author : George V. Higgins
Publisher : Hachette UK
Genre : Fiction
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'The best crime novel ever written' - Elmore Leonard When small-time gunrunner Eddie Coyle is convicted on a felony, he's looking at three years in the pen - that is, unless he sells out one of his big-fish clients to the DA. But which of the many hoods, gunmen and ...

The Friends of Eddie Coyle

The Friends of Eddie Coyle

Author : George V. Higgins
Publisher : Weidenfeld & Nicolson
Genre : Boston (Mass.)
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'The best crime novel ever written' - Elmore Leonard When small-time gunrunner Eddie Coyle is convicted on a felony, he's looking at three years in the pen - that is, unless he sells out one of his big-fish clients to the DA. But which of the many hoods, gunmen and ...

The Friends of Eddie Coyle

The Friends of Eddie Coyle

Author : George V. Higgins,Vincent Higgins
Publisher : Alfred a Knopf Incorporated
Genre : Fiction
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Publisher : Vintage Crime/Black Lizard
Genre : Fiction
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Publisher : Vintage Crime/Black Lizard
Genre : Fiction
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Genre : History
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The Friends of Eddie Coyle

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Publisher : Holt Paperbacks
Genre : Fiction
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The classic novel from "America's best crime novelist" (Time), with a new introduction by Dennis Lehane George V. Higgins's seminal crime novel is a down-and-dirty tale of thieves, mobsters, and cops on the mean streets of Boston. When small-time gunrunner Eddie Coyle is convicted on a felony, he's looking at ...

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Genre : Fiction
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Publisher : Vintage Crime/Black Lizard
Genre : Fiction
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Publisher : Vintage Crime/Black Lizard
Genre : Fiction
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