Pain management [electronic resource] / Andrew Vachss.
- ISBN: 9780375414220 (electronic bk. : Adobe Reader)
- ISBN: 0375414223 (electronic bk. : Adobe Reader)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource (307 p.)
- Edition: 1st ed.
- Publisher: New York : Knopf : 2001.
|Summary, etc.:|| Burke has gone "missing-and-presumed" from his native New York City, following a failed assassination attempt. The shadowy man-for-hire is scratching out an existence in the Pacific Northwest, waiting to see if it is safe to return. Without his underground network of contacts and connections, cut off from his own people, Burke is forced to abandon his trademark complex scams. Instead, he returns to what he refers to as "violence for money." When Gem, the professional border-crosser who calls herself his wife, brings him a job tracking down a runaway teenager, Burke finds himself in a long, dark tunnel of lies -- lined with more games than players.
|Source of Description Note:|| Description based on print version record.
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