The Informant (Hardcover) - Perry, Thomas

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A professional killer betrayed by the Mafia finds his peaceful life threatened when a hit team finally catches up with him. He knows they won''t stop coming and decides to take the fight to their door. Soon Justice Department official Elizabeth Waring, the only one who believed in the assassin''s existence years ago, receives a surprise late-night visit from him, and a new assault on organized crime, and an uneasy alliance between opposite sides of the law begins.

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Publisher Thorndike Pr
Mfg Part# 9781410439260
SKU 221403835
Format Hardcover Large Print
ISBN10 1410439267
Release Date 8/13/2012
Author Info
Thomas Perry
After Thomas Perry earned a Ph.D. in English literature, has worked as a commercial fisherman, weapons mechanic, university administrator, and television writer and producer.
Praise
"Perry's immaculate style--clean, polished, uncluttered by messy emotions--suits the Butcher's Boy, who executes his kills with the same cool, dispassionate skill."
"Perry's immaculate style--clean, polished, uncluttered by messy emotions--suits the Butcher's Boy, who executes his kills with the same cool, dispassionate skill."
"Perry offers a compelling, rapid-fire plot, credible Mafia and FBI secondary characters, an indictment of self serving officialdom, and the old soul-shattering moral dilemma: what is truth?" (starred review)
"Perry offers a compelling, rapid-fire plot, credible Mafia and FBI secondary characters, an indictment of self serving officialdom, and the old soul-shattering moral dilemma: what is truth?" (starred review)
From the Publisher
Annotation Thomas Perry gives new life to an enduring fictional character, the assassin known by the code name Butcher's Boy, in THE INFORMANT. At this juncture, the killer is living a quiet, English, married existence using the name Michael Schaeffer, but an organized crime family he fatally target years before wants revenge. The Butcher enlists the intelligence help of Elizabeth Waring, a high-ranking Justice Department officer, and the two cautiously collaborate to take down one of the most powerful Mafia families of all time.
Annotation 1 Thomas Perry gives new life to an enduring fictional character, the assassin known by the code name Butcher's Boy, in THE INFORMANT. At this juncture, the killer is living a quiet, English, married existence using the name Michael Schaeffer, but an organized crime family he fatally target years before wants revenge. The Butcher enlists the intelligence help of Elizabeth Waring, a high-ranking Justice Department officer, and the two cautiously collaborate to take down one of the most powerful Mafia families of all time.
Editors Note Years after the Butcher's Boy wipes out several mobsters and disappears, Justice Department official Elizabeth Waring is approached by the mythical hit man, who asks her for crucial information in exchange for helping her to crack an unsolved murder case. (suspense). By the Edgar Award-winning author of The Butcher's Boy.
Product Attributes
Book Format Hardcover
Number of Pages 0545
Publisher Thorndike Press
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