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The Road to Ruin

The Road to Ruin( )
Author: Westlake, Donald E.
Series title:The Dortmunder Ser.
Publication Date:Sep 2004
Publisher:Center Point Large Print
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $29.95
Book Description:

New York Times bestselling author. It’s all funny. Nobody does comic capers better than Westlake . . . Sparkling droplets of Westlake wit abound. – Publishers Weekly. An infamous gang of wayward thieves led by the unlucky and unflagging John Dortmunder, has hatched another perfect plan. They’ll dress up as a personal secretary, a driver, and a butler., and go to work for a very rich – and very crooked – man, and rob him blind. The con is on! The mark is...
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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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