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Jackrabbit parole

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Move over Frank and Jesse James -- Here come the two-minute gang

Dedicated to a life of crime, they take their vocation seriously, practing the world's second-oldest profession on a bankrobbering spree across the American West. Bobby, the shameless hedonist, loves wine, women, hot beaches and X-rated movies. Emile, the cocky former hockey player, can deadlift 6000 pounds. L
260 pages
Published August 5th 1999 by McArthur (first published 1986)
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William Gnjatovic
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Wow. It took me awhile to really get into this book but once I did I was hooked. So glad I stuck with it. There is something about unrepentant criminality that I find very alluring.
Angie Williams
Jun 14, 2018 rated it liked it
I grew up hearing about this guy from my parents. My dad was friends with him back in the day as they grew up in the same town. Then he went off and started to rob banks.

It is really horrible to know he does only 20 years for bank robbery, gets out then becomes a TEACHER. Then boom does it again cause he's high (not a great reason to rob a bank) gets life in prison only to get out in 14 years.

He wins awards for his writing while in jail. I believe they even optioned a movie for this book. I hope
Susan Quenneville
Jul 19, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Written by Stephen Reid, Jackrabbit Parole Is a work of fiction despite being penned by the one of the members of the notorious Stop Watch Gang, famed for their perfectly timed bank robberies. Well written! My interest in Stephen Reid was piqued when I read of his recent death.
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Stephen Reid was a Canadian criminal and writer, who was a member of the notorious Stopwatch Gang and was also convicted twice of bank robbery. Reid served time in over 20 prisons in Canada and the United States.

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