Walk Among the Tombstones: A Matthew Scudder Crime Novel

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Harper Collins, Mar 17, 2009 - Fiction - 100 pages
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The tenth installment in the Matthew Scudder series, Lawrence Block takes a peek inside the mind of a very calculating killer. The story starts with the kidnapping and eventual ransom of the wife of a ... Read full review

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Private detective Matthew Scudder is called in to help a drug dealer whose wife has been kidnapped and held for ransom. Investigating, he finds that he may be tangling with serial rapists and murderers. Read full review

Contents

Section 1
1
Section 2
28
Section 3
46
Section 4
60
Section 5
67
Section 6
82
Section 7
91
Section 8
102
Section 14
184
Section 15
198
Section 16
214
Section 17
229
Section 18
247
Section 19
267
Section 20
284
Section 21
294

Section 9
116
Section 10
131
Section 11
148
Section 12
168
Section 13
173
Section 22
310
Section 23
331
Section 24
341
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Page 73 - A person is guilty of commercial bribing when he confers, or offers or agrees to confer, any benefit upon any employee, agent or fiduciary without the consent of the latter's employer or principal, with intent to influence his conduct in relation to his employer's or principal's affairs.
Page 73 - A person is guilty of bribery in the first degree when he confers, or offers or agrees to confer, any benefit upon a public servant upon an agreement or understanding that such public servant's vote, opinion, judgment, action, decision or exercise of discretion as a public servant will thereby be influenced...
Page 347 - I was getting ready for bed when the phone rang. It was Mick. "You're up early,
Page 33 - He took a roll of bills from his pocket and peeled off a hundred, extending it across the table to me.
Page 39 - I couldn't call the cops, hand them a sack full of cuts of meat, say, "This is my wife, take good care of her.

About the author (2009)

Lawrence Block is the author of the popular series' featuring Bernie Rhodenbarr, Matthew Scudder, and Chip Harrison. Over 2 million copies of Lawrence Block's books are in print. He has published articles and short fiction in American Heritage, Redbook, Playboy, GQ, and The New York Times, and has published several collections of short fiction in book form, most recently Collected Mystery Stories. Block is a Grand Master of Mystery Writers of America. He has won the Edgar and Shamus awards four times, the Japanese Maltese Falcon award twice, as well as the Nero Wolfe award. In France, he was proclaimed a Grand Maitre du Roman Noir and has been awarded the Societe 813 trophy twice. Block was presented with the key to the city of Muncie, Indiana, and is a past president of the Private Eye Writers of America and the Mystery Writers of America.

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