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The Digger's Game - by George V Higgins (Paperback)

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Number of Pages: 214

Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres

Format: Paperback

Publisher: Vintage Crime/Black Lizard

Book theme: General

Author: George V Higgins

Language: English

Street Date: March 6, 2012
TCIN: 78570310
UPC: 9780307947260
Item Number (DPCI): 247-35-1051


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"Digger is so real that the next time you order a drink from a bartender, you'll look at him hard, wondering what he does on his days off."--Los Angeles Times

"Higgins is one hell of a writer."--Newsday

"Aspiring writers of any genre, not just legal suspense, would be wise to read lots of George Higgins." --John Grisham

"Higgins deserves to stand in the company of the likes of Chandler and Hammett as one of the true innovators in crime fiction." --Scott Turow

"Higgins can plot a whole book like one long chase scene. He can write dialogue so authentic it spits." --Life

"The Balzac of the Boston underworld. ... Higgins is almost uniquely blessed with a gift for voices, each of them ... as distinctive as a fingerprint."--The New Yorker

"One of the great crime writers of the twentieth century." --Kansas City Star

"Higgins writes about the world of crime with an authenticity that is unmatched." --The Washington Post

"A uniquely gifted writer . . . who does at least as well by the Hogarthian Boston he knows as Raymond Chandler once did for Southern California." --The New York Times

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