Tishomingo Blues (Mass Market Paperback)

By Elmore Leonard

HarperTorch, 9780060083946, 400pp.

Publication Date: January 1, 2003

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Description

"Leonard delivers a certifiable masterpiece of such twisted ingenuity that he transcends even his own bad self....Tishomingo Blues is that good."--Baltimore Sun Crime fiction Grand Master Elmore Leonard heads to the Deep South for a bracing dose of Tishomingo Blues--a wild, Leonard-esque ride featuring gamblers, mobsters, murderers, high divers, and Civil War re-enactors that the New York Times Book Review calls, "Leonard's best work since Get Shorty." Sparkling with trademark "Dutch" Leonard dialogue so sharp it could cut you, Tishomingo Blues is classic mystery, mayhem, and gritty noir fun from "the coolest, hottest thriller writer in America" (Chicago Tribune).


Praise For Tishomingo Blues

“The tentacles of Elmore’s style pull you in like a giant octopus. There’s no escape till the last page.”
-Tom Hamilton of Aerosmith

“The hottest thriller writer in the U. S.”
-Time

“Elmore Leonard . . . has been imitated by many but remains the original.”
-Wall Street Journal

“Pure entertainment.”
-Booklist (starred review)

“God bless Elmore Leonard. Grade: A.”
-Entertainment Weekly

“Pure gold.”
-Ft. Worth Star-Telegram

“Pure reading pleasure.”
-Playboy

“The coolest, hottest thriller writer in America.”
-Chicago Tribune

“America’s greatest crime writer.”
-Newsweek

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