Mitchell, in his forties, is a self-made man who owns a factory in Detroit and has been happily married for twenty years. And then he slips. He sets up a young "model" in an apartment, and blackmail ensues in the shape of three masked men. But the thugs reckon without his desire for revenge.--This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
Elmore Leonard was born in New Orleans on 11 October 1925. He wrote forty-five books during his phenomenal career, including the bestsellers Mr Paradise, Tishomingo Blues, Be Cool and The Hot Kid. Many have been made into successful movies, including Get Shorty with John Travolta, Out of Sight with George Clooney and Rum Punch, which became Tarantino's Jackie Brown. He is the recipient of the Cartier Diamond Dagger Award and the PEN USA Lifetime Achievement Award. He died on 20 August 2013 in Detroit.