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Killing them softly : a novel / George V. Higgins.


  • Book Book
  • ISBN: 9780307950796 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 0307950794 (pbk.)
  • Description: 216 p. ; 20 cm.
  • Edition: 1st Vintage Crime/Black Lizard ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 2011.

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Salem Adult Paperbacks PB - BESTSELLER (Text to phone) Available -
Salem Adult Paperbacks PB - BESTSELLER (Text to phone) Checked out 07/19/2014

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General Note: Originally published under the title: Cogan's trade (New York : Knopf, 1974).
Summary: Jackie Cogan is an enforcer, and when the mob's rules get broken, Cogan is called in to take care of business. This time a high-stakes card game has been held up by an unknown gang of thugs. Calculating, ruthless, businesslike, and with a shrewd sense of other people's weaknesses, Cogan plies his trade, moving among a variety of hoods, hangers-on, and big-timers, tracking those responsible, and returning "law and order" to the lawless Boston underworld.
Subject: Mafia > Fiction.
Boston (Mass.) > Fiction.
Genre: Suspense fiction.
Mystery fiction.

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