By Lawrence Block, Donald E. Westlake

ISBN-10: 1453209735

ISBN-13: 9781453209738

A prostitute and an AWOL air strength cadet fall in love and take a look at to construct a brand new lifestyles in long island City—but they'll flip opposed to one another while one other guy enters the image It began innocently sufficient. Disowned through her God-fearing mom and dad, Honour Mercy Bane takes up a brand new name—Honey—and a brand new career as a prostitute. After simply weeks' paintings she falls for Richie, a thin little virgin who's long gone AWOL from air strength education and seeking out a spot to conceal. Honey takes him to long island urban, the place a $20 trick attracts $200 and the city's energy gamers cross gaga for a Southern belle. It's now not lengthy ahead of one other john comes to a decision he loves her, the 2 males who by no means minded Honey's paintings turn into competitors, and her friendly little existence collapses in a typhoon of substances, violence, and murderous lust. This booklet good points an illustrated biography of Lawrence Block, together with infrequent photographs and never-before-seen records from his own assortment, and a brand new afterword written by means of the author.

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Georg Weiler was doing somersaults, his dress flopping over his head as if he wanted people to notice by his underwear that he was not a girl. , its Trudi's mother was as tall as Trudi's father. 55 "Promise? , looking straight into his eyes. He forehead against hers. She wore her favorite dress, white with colorful embroidery of flowers that bordered the ends of the sleeves and neckline and continued in one long vine that curved from her throat to her waist. It was a that her dress so Trudi had been told mother had made two years before Trudi's birth to wear to a costume ball.

Her mother took her out the backdoor. Their feet flattened the thin ribs of earth that Trudi's father had raked early that morning. He raked the yard once a week and had already finished it — — 53 two days earlier, but this morning, when Trudi had woken up, he'd been out there again with his bamboo rake, snagging twigs and stones and pigeon droppings. By the muddy edge of the brook, her mother squatted down, trapped the swift cold water in her fingers, and cleaned Trudi's face and dress. "Look," she said and peered into the brook as if trying to find something lost.

He leapt back. " he said, but stared — — 34 Trudi at as if she'd caught him at something forbidden. "Pope Leo Trudi's mother sang out. " She swirled and grasped Trudi. "Holy man Leo, Leo holy man. " Trudi clutched the fabric at her mother's shoulder as they spun around the kitchen. "... holy man. From now on we shall declare your father Pope Leo the Seventeenth who can't . " . get . — He caught her mother by the elbows to stop her from dancing and pulled Trudi from her arms. "Your mother needs her rest/' he said.

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