Oh, sorry, Dolores. I read a lot about crime. I pay special attention to that, just like some baseball players can tell you the batting averages of every MVP for fifty years. I read the old coverage of the Congressional hearings into organized crime like it was a best-seller. If Mr. Tell you what. If you can fix things for Dolores. You know what it is? The big ones with that weird red thing in it.
In the door, second shelf down, on the right. Jar with a green label. You figure it out. Answer my question. Rephrased, there was something familiar about it. Do you read Shakespeare? What is it? The window to my memory opened noiselessly, and in my imagination I dropped gratefully to my knees in front of it. Play should have been called Iago , not Othello. Why name a play after the mark? First the Shakespeare, then the common sense.
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She was getting good parts in bad movies, working up to bad parts in good movies, and then Lew was going to give her a good part in a good movie. Her whole life, she wanted one thing, just one thing, and she worked like a bugger to get it. And then somebody took it all away from her. I ate the ones I touched. I figure the genius here can figure it out. Wake Babe up. He can sleep tonight. Probably up all night.
Dressler lifted a hand and let it drop. My sister, two of my nieces and nephews. Okay, let him sleep. What would you have done? So we could get out of things.
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Outside, a long summer afternoon had done its slow fade, and the windows had gone a glassy black. Tuffy had gotten to the verse about feathers and long hair, and he was giving it quite a bit. He had a lot of vibrato. It was the most successful secret of my life.
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USD Sign in to Purchase Instantly. Dressler wants justice for Dolores and the shining career she never had. So he starts digging. And what he finds is that some vendettas never die—they only get more dangerous. But he can't say no to Irwin Dressler no one can, really.
So he starts digging. And what he finds is that some vendettas never die—they only get more dangerous. The Edgar nominee's laugh-out-loud new crime series featuring Hollywood burglar-turned-private eye Junior Bender has breakout written all over it A must-read. Tim [Hallinan] is a master at tossing out the kind of hard-boiled lines that I wish I thought of first.
It's laugh-out-loud funny without ever losing any of its mystery. Junior Bender—a crook with a heart of gold—is one of Hallinan's most appealing heroes, rich with invention, and brimming with classic wit.
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The Junior Bender series
Dressler wants Junior to solve a crime he believes was committed more than seventy years ago, when an old friend of his, once-famous starlet Dolores La Marr, had her career destroyed after compromising photos were taken of her at a Las Vegas party. Dressler wants justice for Dolores and the shining career she never had.
What he finds is that some vendettas never die; they only get more dangerous. You just clipped your first slide! Clipping is a handy way to collect important slides you want to go back to later.