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Nobody Move

by Denis Johnson (Author)

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A punchy little story about a handful of ne'er-do-wells going after $2.3mil. Not really my style of novel, but a fun read (and quick), with just the right amount of plot twists, violence, sex, and discussion about eating testicles. ( )
  chasing | Jan 18, 2016 |
A quick fun read about losers constantly turning on each other, lots for violence and bad language to round out a great book to read. ( )
  zmagic69 | Feb 1, 2015 |
delicious pulp ( )
  laurustina | Jan 14, 2015 |
Fast and entertaining read. ( )
  viviennestrauss | Jan 7, 2015 |
The best Elmore Leonard novel ever! ( )
  HenryKrinkle | Jul 23, 2014 |
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Jimmy Luntz had never been to war, but this was the sensation, he was sure of that - eighteen guys in a room, Rob, the director, sending them out - eighteen guys shoulder to shoulder, moving out on the orders of their leader to do what they've been training day and night to do.
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From the National Book Award–winning, bestselling author of Tree of Smoke comes a provocative thriller set in the American West. Nobody Move, which first appeared in the pages of Playboy, is the story of an assortment of lowlifes in Bakersfield, California, and their cat-and-mouse game over $2.3 million. Touched by echoes of Raymond Chandler and Dashiell Hammett, Nobody Move is at once an homage to and a variation on literary form. It salutes one of our most enduring and popular genres—the American crime novel—but with a grisly humor and outrageousness that are Denis Johnson’s own. Sexy, suspenseful, and above all entertaining, Nobody Move shows one of our greatest novelists at his versatile best.

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"From the National Book Award-winning, bestselling author of Tree of Smoke comes a provocative thriller set in the American West. Nobody Move, which first appeared in the pages of Playboy, is the story of an assortment of lowlifes in Bakersfield, California, and their cat-and-mouse game over $2.3 million. Touched by echoes of Raymond Chandler and Dashiell Hammett, Nobody Move is at once an homage to and a variation on literary form. It salutes one of our most enduring and popular genres - the American crime novel - but with a grisly humor and outrageousness that are Denis Johnson's own. Sexy, suspenseful, and above all entertaining, Nobody Move shows one of our greatest novelists at his versatile best."--BOOK JACKET.… (more)

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