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The Burglar Who Liked to Quote Kipling

The Burglar Who Liked to Quote Kipling( )
Author: Block, Lawrence
Series title:Bernie Rhodenbarr Ser.
ISBN:978-0-06-073125-0
Publication Date:Mar 2005
Publisher:HarperCollins Publishers
Imprint:Harper Torch
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $7.50
Book Description:

Bernie Rhodenbarr has gone legit -- almost -- as the new owner of a used bookstore in New York's Greenwich Village. Of course, dusty old tomes don't always turn a profit, so to make ends meet, Bernie's forced, on occasion, to indulge in his previous occupation: burglary. Besides which, he likes it.

Now a collector is offering Bernie an opportunity to combine his twin passions by stealing a very rare and very bad book-length poem from a rich man's library.

The heist...
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Book Details
Pages:304
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Mystery & Detective / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):4.188 x 6.75 x 0.76 Inches
Book Weight:0.34 Pounds
Author Biography
Block, Lawrence (Author)
Lawrence Block is the author of the popular series' featuring Bernie Rhodenbarr, Matthew Scudder, and Chip Harrison. Over 2 million copies of Lawrence Block's books are in print. He has published articles and short fiction in American Heritage, Redbook, Playboy, GQ, and The New York Times, and has published several collections of short fiction in book form, most recently Collected Mystery Stories.

Block is a Grand Master of Mystery Writers of America. He has won the Edgar and Shamus awards four times, the Japanese Maltese Falcon award twice, as well as the Nero Wolfe award. In France, he was proclaimed a Grand Maitre du Roman Noir and has been awarded the Societe 813 trophy twice. Block was presented with the key to the city of Muncie, Indiana, and is a past president of the Private Eye Writers of America and the Mystery Writers of America.

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