Swag

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Delacorte Press, Mar 1, 1976 - Fiction - 229 pages
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User Review  - Monte Dutton - Goodreads

Oh, I'm going to miss Elmore Leonard. So few of his novels have I missed, and somehow Swag had previously slipped through the cracks. This one is a bit unique in the Leonard pantheon in that it winds ... Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
1
Section 2
8
Section 3
17
Copyright

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About the author (1976)

Elmore John Leonard, Jr., popularly known as mystery and western writer Elmore Leonard, was born in New Orleans, Louisiana on October 11, 1925. He served in the United States Naval Reserve from 1943 to 1946. He received a Ph.D. in English from the University of Detroit in 1950. After graduating, he wrote short stories and western novels as well as advertising and education film scripts. In 1967, he began to write full-time and received several awards including the 1977 Western Writers of America award and the 1984 Writers of America Edgar Allan Poe award. His other works include Get Shorty, Out of Sight, Hombre, Mr. Majestyk, 3:10 to Yuma, and Rum Punch. Many of his works were adapted into movies. He successfully conquered alcoholism in the 1970s; details of his struggle with the bottle appear in author Dennis Wholey's 1986 book The Courage to Change.

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