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The Man With The Getaway Face (Parker, #2)
Master thief Parker comes to a plastic surgeon in Nebraska with a face that the Outfit--the New York syndicate--wants to decorate with a bullet. But nothing can keep Parker away from his old life of c…
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3.77 avg. rating
· 846 Ratings
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