Bone In The Throat

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Canongate Books, Aug 31, 2010 - Fiction - 332 pages
All is not well at the Dreadnought Grill. The chef has a smack habit, the owner has been set up by the FBI and in the midst of this, the sous-chef Tommy is just trying to do his job. As depraved as it is hilarious, Anthony Bourdain's first novel is street smart and spiced with drugged-up savvy, foul-mouthed feds and salty mob speak. With a cast of unforgettables like the hitman who covers himself in clingfilm to avoid leaving fingerprints and a plot with more twists than a plate of spaghetti, Bone in the Throat rocks through the streets of Manhattan at a blistering pace.

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User Review  - herschelian - LibraryThing

Chose to read this as a tribute to the late, great Anthony Bourdain, as I had never read any of his fiction. I had only read his non-fiction works about cooking and eating Wonderful culinary romp ... Read full review

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User Review  - bookczuk - LibraryThing

One of the books I purchased from The RAvenous Readers in the last days it was open. Love Bourdain's TV show and liked a memoir he wrote after this. Pat, from RR, said she enjoyed his foray into ... Read full review

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About the author (2010)

Anthony Bourdain was a world-renowned chef, travelling the world for his Emmy Award-winning series Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown. He was the bestselling author of Kitchen Confidential. His fiction titles include Gone Bamboo and Bobby Gold. He died on 8 June 2018. -- Anthony Bourdain

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