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Bad News

Bad News( )
Author: Westlake, Donald E.
Series title:The Dortmunder Ser.
Publication Date:Aug 2001
Publisher:Center Point Large Print
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $28.95
Book Description:

Bad News is great news for fans of Donald Westlakes' unlucky chronic criminal, John Dortumunder, who hasn't made an appearance in five years. This time, all he and his old pal Andy have to do is dig up a grave, switch a couple of corpses, and close it up again. But John can't help wondering why Fitzroy Guilderpost would pay $1000 just to switch a couple of 70 years-dead Indians?

Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Mystery & Detective / General
Book Weight:1.65 Pounds
Author Biography
Westlake, Donald E. (Author)
Author Donald E. Westlake was born in Brooklyn, New York on July 12, 1933. He attended colleges in New York, but did not graduate. He wrote more than 100 novels and 5 screenplays throughout his lifetime. He also wrote under numerous pseudonyms including Richard Stark, Tucker Coe, and Samuel Holt. Almost 20 of his novels were adapted into films and he created the television series, The Father Dowling Mysteries. He is a three-time winner of the Edgar Award from the Mystery Writers of America and was nominated for an Academy Award for his screenplay for The Grifters. He was also named a Mystery Writers of America Grand Master in 1993. He died of a heart attack on December 31, 2008 at the age of 75.


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