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The Getaway Man

The Getaway Man

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Published by Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group in New York .
Written in English


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ISBN 109781400075119
OCLC/WorldCa289080327


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The Getaway Man was a very fast read and was certainly a page turner. The A decent, pulpy, noir little book about a getaway driver named Eddie. The book starts The Getaway Man book Eddie as a youngster stealing cars and driving them around until the police catch up to him/5.

What the Getaway Man displays The Getaway Man book an author who knows his genre. (My 5 stars is based upon a genre homerun -- The Getaway Man ain't Anna Karenina, but for what it The Getaway Man book, it delivers.) No need to go too much into plot and character, since so many have done so already/5(29).

What the Getaway Man displays is an author who knows his genre. (My 5 stars is based upon a genre homerun -- The Getaway Man ain't Anna Karenina, but for what it is, it delivers.) No need to go too much into plot and character, since so The Getaway Man book have done so already/5(32).

The Getaway Man is taut and understated, inexorable in its deepening moral ambiguity. Eddie, the getaway man is a brilliant achievement, simple but not stupid, as steady on the wheel as Vachss' prose style, Eddie remains an honorable innocent in a world of slowly revealed depravity." —Robert Ferrigno From the Trade Paperback edition/5(31).

This slim retro-look paperback by crime master Vachss (Only Child ; Pain Management) delivers the guilty pleasure of a dime novel, which means that although it. The Man With the Getaway Face is the second novel in Richard Stark's Parker series.

This time out, Parker is fresh from The Getaway Man book surgery to keep the Syndicate from finding him after all the trouble he caused them. Parker with a new face, a dwindling funds and a chance at a payoff from a sketchy armored car robbery/5(86).

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Donald Westlake, under his alter ego, Richard Stark has penned 24 Parker novels, beginning with 's the Hunter, continuing with The Man With The Getaway Face (), The Outfit (), The Mourner (), and up until 's Dirty Money.4/5. The Getaway Guy website is full of fun travel tips, exclusive travel deals and useful travel news.

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Vachss, THE GETAWAY MAN, tells the story of Eddie, a character whose outwardly simple nature masks a complex psychology that reveals itself in the subtext of this The Getaway Man book crafted story. Eddie is determined to fulfill his dream of becoming a getaway driver.

That is the extent of his ambition. Eddie is not in the. The short man walked over and opened the cash register. “Every little bit helps,” he said. The tall man set the telephone on the floor, put his foot on it, and pulled the wires out.

Then they ran to their car and got in. The short man leaned out the window and shot out one of The Getaway Man book tires. Then they took off fast. I looked at the old boy behind theFile Size: KB.

(Also recommend each of them). The Getaway Man is something different and new for Mr. Vachss. The characters come to life and emotional attachment occurs. The main character is a criminal but you care for him none the less. This book is a quick read that leads you through the life of Eddie who's only goal is driving.5/5(5).

Which is the 3RD book in the Parker series and NOT the 2ND book as Darwyn Cooke's version says Book 2. That is dubious imo. What that means it is Cooke's 2ND book. The second Parker Stark book is this one.

The Man With The Getaway Face. The Outfit is the 3RD Parker novel which Darwyn Cooke's comic book version can confuse readers that don't know/5(63). Vachss abates the edge he saves for his Burke series (Only Child, p. etc.) in this retroit starts off in his tougher-than-thou mode, with the underage hero, Eddie, stealing cars so that he can practice his driving and then having to prove to lawyers and judges and fellow inmates that he’s not “a stupid kid” but “a real driver” who won’t betray his feelings, ask Author: Andrew Vachss.

THE GETAWAY MAN is an exciting insightful autobiographical crime fiction that will open the eyes of readers to how a young felon thinks. The story line is a first person character study that enables the audience to comprehend Eddie's world as he sees it.

The Getaway Man by Andrew Vachss is one terrific crime fiction story. Its a barebones, tight-phrased masterpiece of the genre. It is one of those books you know is going to be good from the first page when Eddie (that's the narrator) talks about pulling up in front of the bank at two in the afternoon pn a Thursday because Tim said its always slow in the bank at that time, especially /5(29).

The Getaway Man is taut and understated, inexorable in its deepening moral ambiguity. Eddie, the getaway man is a brilliant achievement, simple but not stupid, as steady on the wheel as Vachss’ prose style, Eddie remains an honorable innocent in a world of slowly revealed depravity." —Robert Ferrigno.

The getaway man. [Andrew H Vachss] -- Former car thief and ex-con Eddie takes on a new job as a getaway driver for J.C., a big-time heist artist, a career that could lead to a profitable future, until Eddie encounters J.C.'s gorgeous.

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After a series of false starts, interrupted by stays in juvenile institutions and a state prison term, Eddie's skills and loyalty attract the attention of J.

Get this from a library. The getaway man. [Andrew H Vachss; Phil Gigante; Brilliance Audio (Firm); Recorded Books, LLC.] -- After being caught stealing cars, young Eddie ends up in state prison.

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