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Matthew Scudder is finally leading a comfortable life. He's sober, he's married, and the state just gave him a private investigator's license. He's growing older, and he's even getting respectable.

And his town is mellowing, too. The crime rate's down and the stock market's up. Gentrification's prettying up the old neighborhood. The New York streets don't seem so mean anymore.

Then Scudder signs on to help his closest and most unlikely friend, the larger-than-life Hell's Kitchen hoodlum Mick Ballou. And all hell breaks loose.

Scudder finds out he's not so respectable after all. He learns the spruced-up sidewalks of New York are as mean as they ever were, dark and gritty and stained with blood. And he discovers he's living in a world where the past is a minefield, the present is a war zone, and the future's an open question. It's a world where nothing's certain and nobody's safe, a random universe where no man's survival can be taken for granted -- not even his own.

A world where everybody dies.

Matt Scudder's most desperate and suspenseful case is Lawrence Block's richest, strongest, finest novel.

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Grouping Title everybody dies
Grouping Author block lawrence
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2019-02-15 04:20:45AM
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display_description Matt Scudder is leading a comfortable life in New York until he signs on to help his dearest friend--the HellUs Kitchen hoodlum Mick "Butcher Boy" Ballou. Matt quickly discovers that the spruced-up sidewalks are as mean as ever, dark and gritty, and stained with blood. (August).
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publishDate 1999
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series Matthew Scudder mysteries
series_with_volume Matthew Scudder mysteries|14
subject_facet Criminals -- Fiction, Irish Americans -- Fiction, Large type books, Mystery fiction, Organized crime -- Fiction, Private investigators -- New York (State) -- New York -- Fiction, Scudder, Matt (Fictitious character) -- Fiction, Vendetta -- Fiction
title_display Everybody dies
title_full Everybody dies / Lawrence Block
title_short Everybody dies
topic_facet Criminals, Irish Americans, Large type books, Organized crime, Private investigators, Scudder, Matt (Fictitious character), Vendetta