The Professionals

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Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated, 1964 - Fiction - 170 pages
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User Review  - Allen - Goodreads

Frank O'Rourke is a writer of westerns whose books I quite enjoy. This book and the movie from it are both well done. Set in the Mexican Revolution, the story offers glimpses into the sordid politics ... Read full review

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User Review  - Larry - Goodreads

Five soldiers of fortune are hired to retrieve a wealthy rancher's wife who has been kidnapped by a bandit. Or was she? It's a good novel that was made into a very good movie (Lee Marvin, Woody Strode, Burt Lancaster, etc.). Read full review


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Frank O'Rourke (October 16, 1916) was an American writer known for western and mystery novels and sports fiction. O'Rourke ultimately wrote more than 60 novels and numerous magazine articles. He was born in Denver, Colorado, and he attended Kemper Military School. His first novel was E Company (1945), based in part on his wartime experiences in WWII. O'Rourke sometimes wrote under the pen name of Frank O'Malley. In 1989 he committed suicide on April 27.

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