The Sting (Paperback)

Customer Reviews   Write a Review

Be the first to review this item and earn 25 Rakuten Super Points™

Product Overview


Publisher Pgw
Mfg Part# 9781593762797
SKU 216806295
Format Paperback
ISBN10 1593762798
Release Date 8/13/2012
Dimensions (in Inches) 6.5H x 4.75L x 0.25T
From the Publisher
Editors Note The Sting was rapturously received upon its 1973 release; George Roy Hill's film made a box-office killing and won seven Academy Awards. Some critics, though, have dismissed it as slight, a callow exploitation of the charismatic pairing of Robert Redford and Paul Newman. Matthew Specktor's passionate, lyric interrogation turns The Sting on its head, on its side and right-side-up to unpack the film's giddy complexity and secret, melancholic heart. With nuanced interpretation of its arching moods and themes, and gimlet-eyed observation of its dizzying sleights-of-hand, Specktor reveals The Sting as both an enduring human drama and a meditation on art-making itself, an ode to the necessary pleasure of being fooled at the movies.
Product Attributes
eBooks Kobo
$14.78 + $2.98 shipping
Earn 15 ($0.15) Rakuten Super Points™
What are Rakuten Super Points™?
Get rewarded when you shop! Earn 1 point per dollar spent. That's like getting cash back on every purchase. Easy to see matured points in checkout. Use points just like cash.
Learn More
Format: Paperback
Condition: Brand New
In Stock. Usually Ships in 1 to 2 business days
Please select an option to buy
Add to Cart

What is a Marketplace and Shop Owner?
  • Our marketplace is a platform where approved third-party retailers (Shop Owners) can sell their products
  • Items are sold and shipped by Shop Owners
  • Your credit card and personal information remain secure; meets all PCI Security Standards.
  • Purchases can only be returned to the Shop Owner
  • All purchases receive Rakuten Super Points™
Buy From Other Sellers (1)
  • Take your library with you wherever you go
  • Use the device you want to use… smartphone, desktop and many of today’s most popular eReaders


We love the Kobo eReading service… and we know you will too. We’ve partnered with them to bring you the most flexible, enjoyable eReading experience in the U.S.


You’ll be asked to sign in or create a new account with Kobo. Once you do, you’ll immediately get access to millions of titles and be ready to start eReading. Anytime. Anyplace.

continue to kobo