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The Friends of Eddie Coyle

George V. Higgins

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Description

The classic novel from "America's best crime novelist" (Time), with a new
introduction by Elmore Leonard

Eddie Coyle works for Jimmy Scalisi, supplying him with guns for a couple of bank jobs. But a cop named Foley is on to Eddie and he's leaning on him to finger Scalisi, a gang leader with a lot to hide. And then there's Dillon-a full-time bartender and part-time contract killer--pretending to be Eddie's friend. Wheeling, dealing, chasing, and stealing--that's Eddie, and he's got lots of friends.



Praise For The Friends of Eddie Coyle

"Chilling...the most penetrating glimpse yet into what seems the real world of crime...positively reeking with authenticity!"--The New York Times Book Review

Holt Paperbacks, 9780805065985, 192pp.

Publication Date: September 1, 2000



About the Author

George V. Higgins was a lawyer, journalist, teacher, and the author of 29 books, including "Bomber's Law," "Trust ," and" Kennedy for the Defense."