Barbotte [NOOK Book]

Overview

Montreal 1946. Jackie Robinson is playing for the Royals, the jazz clubs are hopping and the backrooms are full of people losing money at the barbotte tables. Nat Lawson is home from the war working for the phone company and moonlighting running 'silent' lines for bookies when Leah Aidelbaum asks him to play private eye.
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Barbotte

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Overview

Montreal 1946. Jackie Robinson is playing for the Royals, the jazz clubs are hopping and the backrooms are full of people losing money at the barbotte tables. Nat Lawson is home from the war working for the phone company and moonlighting running 'silent' lines for bookies when Leah Aidelbaum asks him to play private eye.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940000885789
  • Publisher: John McFetridge
  • Publication date: 5/20/2010
  • Sold by: Smashwords
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 75,141
  • File size: 110 KB

Meet the Author

John McFetridge is the author of the novels LET IT RIDE (St. Martins Press), EVERYBODY KNOWS THIS IS NOWHERE and DIRTY SWEET (Houghton Miflin Harcourt).


Bestselling novelist Ken Bruen said, “McFetridge channels Elmore Leonard at the height of his powers, with dialogue Quentin Tarantino would kill for.”


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Average Rating 2.5
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  • Posted July 2, 2010

    Crap

    There is a reason that this book has no discription. It's complete crap. Whole conversations took place in the same paragraph. It was all she said, he said. No puctutaion in some places. The story line didn't make any sence. I was not worth my time.

    6 out of 7 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 18, 2012

    Poop

    I HATE IT:(

    2 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 3, 2013

    Awesome Read

    There should be a series. Keep it up.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 24, 2012

    ?

    This started in the middle and stayed there. All it did was jump around. Ive had 5 th graders write mote coherently.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 10, 2012

    Good story

    Guy comes back from war, how he helps someone else out.u

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    Posted January 18, 2012

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    0 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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