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World, chase me down : a novel / Andrew Hilleman.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Sechelt/Gibsons. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Gibsons Public Library.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Gibsons Public Library FIC HILL (Text) 30886001032305 Adult Fiction Hardcover Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780143111474 (paperback) :
  • Physical Description: 332 pages ; 20 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, 2017.

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.: "Pat Crowe was once the most wanted man in America. World, Chase Me Down resurrects him, telling the electrifying story of the first great crime of the last century: how in 1900 the out-of-work former butcher kidnapped the teenage son of Omaha’s wealthiest meatpacking tycoon for a ransom of $25,000 in gold, and then burgled, safe-cracked, and bond-jumped his way across the country and beyond, inciting a manhunt that was dubbed “the thrill of the nation” and a showdown in the court of public opinion between the haves and have-nots—all the while plotting a return to the woman he never stopped loving. As if channeling Mark Twain and Charles Portis, Andrew Hilleman has given us a character who is bawdy and soulful, grizzled, salty, and hard-drinking, and with a voice as unforgettable as that of Lucy Marsden in Alan Gurganus’s Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All—an antihero you can’t help rooting for."--Provided by the publisher.
Subject: Crowe, Pat, 1869-1938 > Fiction.
Cudahy, Edward Aloysius Cudahy, Jr., 1885-1966 > Fiction.
Cudahy, Edward, 1859-1941 > Fiction.
Outlaws > Fiction.
Antiheroes > Fiction.
Kidnapping > Nebraska > Omaha > Fiction.
Omaha (Neb.) > Fiction.
Genre: Biographical fiction.
Historical fiction.
Western stories.

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