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Get Shorty By Elmore Leonard

Get Shorty by Elmore Leonard

Condition - Very Good
$16.49
6 in stock

Summary

In Hollywood, home of movies, gorgeous women, players and fast operators - every move you make is a potential scene... Nerve-shattering suspense, crackling dialogue and scathing wit from 'the hottest thriller writer in the US' [TIME].

Get Shorty Summary

Get Shorty by Elmore Leonard

'A masterpiece' Martin Amis

'The coolest, hottest writer in America' Chicago Tribune

A major Hollywood film starring John Travolta, GET SHORTY has also been adapted for TV with Chris O'Dowd and Ray Romano.

Miami loan shark Chili Palmer is ice-cool, whether he's retrieving stolen property or collecting money for the mob. Chasing a bad debt leads him to the bright lights of Hollywood - and to a true story that would make a great movie. Soon he's pitching to Harry Zimm, a B-grade horror flick producer trying to make a comeback.

As the lure of Tinseltown's dream-makers and gorgeous wannabe starlets becomes increasingly hard to resist, Chili gets caught up in murder,revenge and romance. Will his killer movie ever get made, or will it just get him killed . . . ?

'In Hollywood, home of movies, gorgeous women, players and fast operators - every move you make is a potential scene ... Nerve-shattering suspense, crackling dialogue and scathing wit from 'the hottest thriller writer in the US' Time Magazine

'One of the most hilarious and cynical Hollywood revenge novels ever written' Playboy

'Extremely funny, bursting with sustained passages of black comedy . . . a major American novel' Guardian

About Elmore Leonard

Elmore Leonard was born in New Orleans in 1925. He wrote forty-five books during his phenomenal career, including the bestsellers MR PARADISE, TISHOMINGO BLUES, BE COOL and THE HOT KID. Many have been made into successful movies, including GET SHORTY with John Travolta, OUT OF SIGHT with George Clooney and RUM PUNCH, which became Tarantino's JACKIE BROWN. He is the recipient of the Cartier Diamond Dagger Award and the PEN USA Lifetime Achievement Award. He died in 2013 in Detroit. www.elmoreleonard.com

Additional information

GOR003491963
9780753827291
0753827298
Get Shorty by Elmore Leonard
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Orion Publishing Co
2009-11-26
288
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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