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What's So Funny? by  Donald E Westlake - Paperback - Advance Reading Copy - 2007 - from Scene of the Crime Books, IOBA (SKU: biblio15378)

What's So Funny?

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What's So Funny?

by Westlake, Donald E

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ISBN 10
0446582409
ISBN 13
9780446582407
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Advance Reading Copy of the fourteenth novel in the John Dortmunder series. In fine unread condition.

Synopsis

In his classic caper novels, Donald E. Westlake turns the world of crime and criminals upside down. The bad get better, the good slide a bit, and Lord help anyone caught between a thief named John Dortmunder and the current object of his intentions. Now Westlake's seasoned but often scoreless crook must take on an impossible crime, one he doesn't want and doesn't believe in. But a little blackmail goes a long way in... WHAT'S SO FUNNY? All it takes is a few underhanded moves by a tough ex-cop named Eppick to pull Dortmunder into a game he never wanted to play. With no choice, he musters his always-game gang and they set out on a perilous treasure hunt for a long-lost gold and jewel-studded chess set once intended as a birthday gift for the last Romanov czar, which unfortunately reached Russia after that party was over. From the moment Dortmunder reaches for his first pawn, he faces insurmountable odds. The purloined past of this precious set is destined to confound any strategy he finds on the board. Success is not inevitable with John Dortmunder leading the attack, but he's nothing if not persistent, and some gambit or other might just stumble into a winning move.

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Bookseller
Scene of the Crime Books, IOBA CA (CA)
Bookseller Inventory #
biblio15378
Title
What's So Funny?
Author
Westlake, Donald E
Format/binding
Tradepaper
Book condition
New New
Quantity available
1
Edition
Advance Reading Copy
Binding
Paperback
ISBN 10
0446582409
ISBN 13
9780446582407
Publisher
Warner Books
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
2007
Bookseller catalogs
Thriller; Suspense; Caper;

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My wife and I have been operating Scene of the Crime Books since 1996. In 2004 we attempted to go against the market and open a storefront on Oakville Ontario. In August 2006 we closed the brick and mortar and humbly went back to just internet. We now do internet and appointment only through our home. So if you're in our neighborhood let us know 24 hours ahead of time. Thank you. Don Longmuir

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