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How to Rob an Armored Car - A Novel - cover

How to Rob an Armored Car - A Novel

Iain Levison

Publisher: Soho Press

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Summary

A comical crime caper about three stoners with a plan: “By turns funny, sad, and insightful” (Booklist).   In a dying Pennsylvania coal town, three friends are looking for a way out. Mitch is a rebellious malcontent whose bad attitude gets him fired from a chain big box store. Doug can identify any pill by sight and any eighties rock song by the first three notes, but doesn’t understand credit scores. Kevin got married and had a kid too soon and is now on parole after serving jail time for growing marijuana.   The three of them dabble in petty crime and believe they have a talent for it. They start by stealing a high-definition TV. Then they set their sights on bigger scores. But things are about to get out of hand . . .   “An honest and humorous romp through lower middle-class frustration.” —Publishers Weekly
Available since: 10/01/2009.
Print length: 304 pages.

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