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Payback (Parker Series #1)
     

Payback (Parker Series #1)

by Richard Stark
 

It's payback time! Now a major motion picture from Paramount Pictures starring Mel Gibson as master theif Parker, who appeared in a series of celebrated crime novels between 1962 and 1974 and returned after 23 years in "Comeback", which was named a Notable Book of the Year by The New York Times. Crime writer Richard Stark is the pseudonym of Mystery Writers of

Overview

It's payback time! Now a major motion picture from Paramount Pictures starring Mel Gibson as master theif Parker, who appeared in a series of celebrated crime novels between 1962 and 1974 and returned after 23 years in "Comeback", which was named a Notable Book of the Year by The New York Times. Crime writer Richard Stark is the pseudonym of Mystery Writers of American Grand Master Donald E. Westlake.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780446674645
Publisher:
Grand Central Publishing
Publication date:
02/28/1995
Series:
Parker Series , #1
Edition description:
Reissue
Pages:
208
Sales rank:
1,366,733
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.48(d)

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To me, Richard Stark is the Prince of Noir.

Meet the Author

DONALD E. WESTLAKE, aka Richard Stark, has written numerous novels over the past thirty-five years under his own name and pseudonyms, including Richard Stark. Many of his books have been made into movies, including , which became the brilliant film noir Point Blank, and the 1999 smash hit Payback. He penned the Hollywood scripts for The Stepfather and The Grifters, which was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Screenplay. The winner of three Edgar awards and a Mystery Writers of America Grand Master, Donald E. Westlake was presented with The Eye, the Private Eye Writers of America's Lifetime Achievement Award, at the Shamus Awards.

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