A Diet of Treacle Lib/E

Author:   Lawrence Block ,  Christian Conn
Publisher:   Blackstone Publishing
Edition:   Library Edition
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9780792790020


Publication Date:   01 June 2012
Format:   Audio  Audio Format
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Anita Carbone was a good girl-and it bored her. That's why she took the long subway ride down to Greenwich Village, home of the Beats and the stoners, home to every kind of misfit and dropout and free spirit you could imagine. It was where she met Joe Milani, the troubled young war veteran with the gentle touch. But it was also where she met his drug-dealing roommate-a man whose unnatural appetites led to murder ...

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Author:   Lawrence Block ,  Christian Conn
Publisher:   Blackstone Publishing
Imprint:   Blackstone Publishing
Edition:   Library Edition
ISBN:  

9780792790020


ISBN 10:   0792790022
Publication Date:   01 June 2012
Audience:   General/trade ,  General
Format:   Audio
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   In stock   Availability explained
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A potboiler morality play at its finest...will give readers the delicious (and all-too-rare) feeling that anything could happen. -- Publishers Weekly Like the best of the pulpers, Block writes out of the side of his mouth...slipping in a few body blows that draw real emotion. -- Booklist No matter if he's being dead serious or playing it for laughs, Block is always a great read. -- Library Journal Outstanding presentation -- AudioFile


Like the best of the pulpers, Block writes out of the side of his mouth...slipping in a few body blows that draw real emotion. -- Booklist No matter if he's being dead serious or playing it for laughs, Block is always a great read. -- Library Journal Outstanding presentation -- AudioFile A potboiler morality play at its finest...will give readers the delicious (and all-too-rare) feeling that anything could happen. -- Publishers Weekly


Outstanding presentation -- AudioFile No matter if he's being dead serious or playing it for laughs, Block is always a great read. -- Library Journal Like the best of the pulpers, Block writes out of the side of his mouth...slipping in a few body blows that draw real emotion. -- Booklist A potboiler morality play at its finest...will give readers the delicious (and all-too-rare) feeling that anything could happen. -- Publishers Weekly


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Lawrence Block is the recipient of a Grand Master Award from the Mystery Writers of America and a New York Times bestselling author. His prolific career spans over one hundred books, including four bestselling series and dozens of short stories and articles. He has won multiple Edgar and Shamus awards, two Falcon Awards from the Maltese Falcon Society of Japan, the Nero and Philip Marlowe Awards, the Cartier Diamond Dagger from the Crime Writers Association of America, and many others. Aside from being a mystery writer, he has also written a number of episodes for television, including two episodes of the ESPN series Tilt; he also cowrote the screenplay for the film My Blueberry Nights, starring Norah Jones. Block currently lives in New York City with his wife, Lynne. Christian Conn is a classically trained actor. He has performed on stage in theaters across the United States and internationally at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. His audiobook narrations include Roddy Doyle's Oh, Play That Thing and Charlie Huston's Six Bad Things and Caught Stealing. He earned a BFA from Rutgers University and studied at the London Academy of Theatre. Christian lives and works in New York City.

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