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Flashfire [electronic resource] : Parker Series, Book 19. Richard Stark.

Stark, Richard. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780226770642 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Date Published: 2011.

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Summary, etc.: Between Parker's 1961 debut and his return in the late 1990s, the world of crime changed considerably. Now fake IDs and credit cards had to be purchased from specialists; increasingly sophisticated policing made escape and evasion tougher; and, worst of all, money had gone digital—the days of cash-stuffed payroll trucks were long gone.But cash isn't everything: Flashfire and Firebreak find Parker going after, respectively, a fortune in jewels and a collection of priceless paintings. In Flashfire, Parker's in West Palm Beach, competing with a crew that has an unhealthy love of explosions; when things go sour, Parker finds himself shot and trapped—and forced to rely on a civilian to survive. Firebreak takes Parker to a palatial Montana "hunting lodge" where a dot-com millionaire hides a gallery of stolen old masters—which will fetch Parker a pretty penny if his team can just get it past the mansion's tight security. The forests of...
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2011. Requires Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 11226 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Fiction.
Genre: Electronic books.

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