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The feds want Miami bookmaker Harry Arno to squeal on his wiseguy boss. So theyre putting word out on the street that Arnos skimming profits from Jimmy Cap Capotortowhich he is, but everybody does it. Harry was planning to retire to Italy someday anyway, so he figures nows a good time to get lost. U.S. Marshal Raylan Givens knows Harrys trickythe bookie ditched him once in an airport while in the marshals custodybut not careful. So Raylans determined to find the fugitives Italian hideaway before cold-blooded Sicilian Zip whacks Arno just for fun. Its a pride thing . . . and it might even put Raylan in good stead with Harrys sexy ex-stripper girlfriend Joyce.
About the Author
Elmore Leonard wrote more than forty books during his long career, including the bestsellers Raylan, Tishomingo Blues, Be Cool, Get Shorty, and Rum Punch, as well as the acclaimed collection When the Women Come Out to Dance, which was a New York Times Notable Book. Many of his books have been made into movies, including Get Shorty and Out of Sight. The short story "Fire in the Hole," and three books, including Raylan, were the basis for the FX hit show Justified. Leonard received the Lifetime Achievement Award from PEN USA and the Grand Master Award from the Mystery Writers of America. He died in 2013.