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A swell-looking babe

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It was supposed to be only a temporary job something to pay the bills until Dusty could get his feet back on the ground and raise enough money for medical school. After all, there s nothing wrong with being a bellboy at a respectable hotel like the Mantonthat that is, until she came along. Marcia Hillis. The perfect woman. Beautiful. Experienced. Older and wiser. The only woman to ever measure up to that other her the one whose painful rejection Dusty can t quite put from his mind. But while Dusty has designs on Marcia, Marcia has an agenda of her own. One that threatens to pull the Manton inside-out, use Dusty up for all he s worth and leave him reeling and on the run, the whole world at his heels. A richly-imagined crime narrative of the Oedipal and betrayal, "A Swell-Looking Babe "is Thompson at his very best a cornerstone in Thompson s enduring legacy as the Dimestore Dostoyevsky of American fiction."
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9780679733119
9781619690103
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Grouped Work ID 76c94b51-aba4-bc00-e1ef-a29716700f30
Full title swell looking babe
Author thompson jim
Grouping Category book
Last Update 2018-05-11 04:18:11AM
Last Indexed 2018-05-21 04:12:14AM

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auth_author2 Troxell, Brian.
author Thompson, Jim, 1906-1977.
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display_description It was supposed to be only a temporary job-something to pay the bills until Dusty could get his feet back on the ground and raise enough money for medical school. After all, there's nothing wrong with being a bellboy at a respectable hotel like the Mantonthat-that is, until she came along. Marcia Hillis. The perfect woman. Beautiful. Experienced. Older and wiser. The only woman to ever measure up to that other her-the one whose painful rejection Dusty can't quite put from his mind. But while Dusty has designs on Marcia, Marcia has an agenda of her own. One that threatens to pull the Manton inside-out, use Dusty up for all he's worth and leave him reeling and on the run, the whole world at his heels. A richly-imagined crime narrative of the Oedipal and betrayal, A Swell-Looking Babe is Thompson at his very best-a cornerstone in Thompson's enduring legacy as the Dimestore Dostoyevsky of American fiction.
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publishDate 1991, 2012
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series Vintage crime/Black Lizard
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subject_facet Bellhops -- Fiction, Hotel management -- Corrupt practices -- Fiction, Hotels -- Fiction, Mystery fiction
title_display A swell-looking babe
title_full A swell-looking babe / Jim Thompson, A swell-looking babe [electronic resource] / Jim Thompson
title_short A swell-looking babe
topic_facet Bellhops, Corrupt practices, Hotel management, Hotels