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The smack

Richard Lange

The smack

a novel

by Richard Lange

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  • 1 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Swindlers and swindling,
  • Fiction

  • About the Edition

    Forming a partnership with a prostitute, a down-on-his-luck con man recklessly agrees to a friend"s request to orchestrate a theft in a Los Angeles apartment, where a crew of soldiers is reputed to have stashed millions in cash smuggled out of Afghanistan.

    Edition Notes

    StatementRichard Lange
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3612.A565 S53 2017
    The Physical Object
    Pagination352 pages
    Number of Pages352
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26925908M
    ISBN 10031632762X
    ISBN 109780316327626
    LC Control Number2017937413
    OCLC/WorldCa962805759

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