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A collection of writings about hit men, including stories, screenplays, and poems—and with an appendix listing hit-man films—includes works by such writers as Hemingway, Graham Greene, T. Coraghessan Boyle, Charles Bukowski, Malinda McCollum, and Robert Lowell.
Paperback, 310 pages
Published March 1st 1998 by The Overlook Press (first published October 1996)
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David Horney
May 03, 2013 rated it liked it
Shelves: my-45th-year
meh....read it for a class
Erik
Feb 13, 2009 rated it liked it
This was an enjoyable collection of short stories and short exerpts from full length books dealing with the subject of murder for hire. I especially liked "When This Man Dies" by Lawrence Block.
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