The Friends of Eddie Coyle (Paperback)
Holt Paperbacks, 9780805065985, 192pp.
Publication Date: September 1, 2000
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.
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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