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8 edition of Burglars Can"t Be Choosers found in the catalog.

Burglars Can"t Be Choosers

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  • 9 Currently reading

Published by HarperTorch .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mystery/Suspense,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - Mystery/ Detective,
  • Mystery & Detective - General,
  • Fiction / Mystery & Detective / General

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesBurglar (1)
    The Physical Object
    FormatMass Market Paperback
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9233917M
    ISBN 100060582553
    ISBN 109780060582555
    OCLC/WorldCa54484111

    Like a high-fashion model, you might say. For now, I'll give it three stars and maybe give Bernie another whirl sometime down the road. All of those things are possible, I suppose, but so what? Wally has helped Bernie by negotiating the sale of the Barnegat Books building to him, and has also taken up martial artswhich came in handy in a later novel when he apprehended an escaping suspect. When my second ring brought no more response than my first, I reached a hand beneath my topcoat -- last year's model, not plaid but olive -- and drew a pigskin case from my trouser pocket. Excerpts are provided by Dial-A-Book Inc.

    To learn more about how we use and protect your data, please see our privacy policy. She operates a pet-grooming salon called The Poodle Factory near Bernie's bookstore. Block keeps making me forget the characters I'm rooting for are thieves and corrupt officers. His chosen profession, however, might not sit well with some.

    Prior to the novel The Burglar Who Traded Ted Williams to explain a publishing hiatus in the series it was revealed that the bookstore was actually making a profit, before its building's landlord changed and the new owner raised the rent catastrophically. His chosen profession, however, might not sit well with some. Ray Kirschmann is a plainclothes detective on the New York police forceand is described by Bernie as "the best cop money can buy," since Ray will allow himself to be bribed to overlook Bernie's occasional illegal activities. I almost always do this and I sometimes wonder why. The Dortmunder books are about the crimes, not solving mysteries.


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Burglars Can"t Be Choosers by Lawrence Block Download PDF Ebook

Burglars Cant Be Choosers book Block was very smart in the way that he set up scenes and characters. I am interested and will probably continue with this series in the future.

So if you like this one, you have many more to read. Like still being there when the cops arrive. I did not expect to like this book — but I did overall. Some of the ones that I have read have tended to put me off reading these genre for repeated Burglars Cant Be Choosers book makes them stale.

Some call him a burglar. Reviews Add a review and share your thoughts with other readers. To learn more about how we use and protect your data, please see our privacy policy. There is some violence and sexual content, most all of it is more implied than explicit and the language does include a few 4-letter words but it falls well within the PG range.

Bernie is a burglar, a good one, effortlessly lifting valuables from the not-so-well-protected abodes of well-to-do New Yorkers like a modern-day Robin Hood. And, wouldn't you know it, there's a dead body, all stretched out on a Trent Barling carpet Performance and reliability cookies These cookies allow us to monitor OverDrive's performance and reliability.

And that, let me assure you, is not a waste of time. Like having a freshly slain corpse lying in the next room, and no proof that Bernie isn't the killer.

Ray Kirschmann is a plainclothes detective on the New York police forceand is described by Bernie as "the best cop money can buy," since Ray will allow himself to be bribed to overlook Bernie's occasional illegal activities. He does however don the deerstalker cap and goes out in search of clues to save his own liberty and reputation.

Tenement dwellers take it for granted that junkies will come to kick their doors in and strong-arm types will rip the cylinders out of their locks, so they make things as secure as they possibly can.

Book review: “Burglars Can’t Be Choosers” by Lawrence Block

The proper method is Euclidean in its simplicity: the shortest route into a building is through its front door. Now he's really got his hands full, having to locate the true perpetrator while somehow eluding the police -- a dirty job indeed, but if Bernie doesn't do it, who will? Wally Hemphill is Bernie's lawyer.

Marty Gilmartin is a wealthy businessman and theatre patron who met Bernie shortly after the latter attempted to burgle his home.

Burglars Cant Be Choosers (Bernie Rhodenbarr Series Book 1)

Please review the types of cookies we use below. After the initial setup the story coasts at a pace that verges on plodding, for a chapter or so there's not a lot happening other than Bernie going over everything that has led him to be a fugitive and trying to piece together a clue.

To learn more about cookies, please see our cookie policy. I'd Burglars Cant Be Choosers book him that much time to desert his post and he hadn't taken advantage of it, so now I was going Burglars Cant Be Choosers book have to walk right past him.

He is very unlike the other noir books I read where the protagonist is a miserable, bitter, angry, chain smoking, brooding ghost of a man. A funny thing. He would prefer to burgle your home when you are not at home so as not to trouble you.

Aside from that, I thoroughly enjoyed the book.Burglars Can't Be Choosers (Bernie Rhodenbarr Book 1) eBook: Lawrence Block: tjarrodbonta.com: Kindle Store. Skip to main content. Try Prime Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Orders Try Prime Basket.

Kindle Store. Go /5(14). Burglars Can't Be Choosers Bernie Rhodenbarr Series, Kindle Book OverDrive Read Adobe EPUB eBook KB; Lawrence Block (Author) Lawrence Block is one of the most widely recognized names in the mystery genre.

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Burglars Can't Be Choosers (Bernie Rhodenbarr Series #1)

Burglars can't be choosers. [Lawrence Block] pdf Bernie Rhodenbarr is a personable chap, a good neighbor, a passable poker player. His chosen profession, however, might not sit well with some.

Bernie is a burglar, a good one, effortlessly lifting.Burglars Can't Be Choosers By Lawrence Block - FictionDB. Cover art, synopsis, sequels, reviews, awards, publishing history, genres, and time period.TITLE:BURGLARS CAN'T BE CHOOSERS (Bernie Rhodenbarr, Ebook #1).

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