Swag

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Dell Publishing Company, 1976 - Fiction - 240 pages
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Three guys with illegal expertise, a plan to snag a tax-free hundred grand, and a taste for summertime Detroit's sweet life. But it means committing armed robbery. And being smart enough to get away with it.

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User Review  - jen.e.moore - LibraryThing

I picked this up because, well, Elmore Leonard died recently and I'd never read anything of his. Holy god, could that man write. I've never seen such fantastic, economical writing. I almost don't care ... Read full review

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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

Contents

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Section 2
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Section 3
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About the author (1976)

Elmore John Leonard, Jr. 10/11/25 -- 8/20/13 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. Library of America recently announced plans to publish the first of a three-volume collection of his books beginning in the Fall of 2014. Leonard died on August 20, 2013 from complications of a stroke he had earlier. He was 87 years old.

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