Sharky's machine
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New York : Delacorte Press, c1978.
Physical Desc:
374 pages ; 24 cm.
Status:
La Farge
Fiction Diehl, W
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Italy, 1944: A squad of American soldiers on a dangerous secret mission is ambushed and slaughtered . . . and a fortune in gold vanishes. Hong Kong, 1959: An aging American colonel, haunted by his wartime past, is brutally murdered in a luxurious brothel. Atlanta, 1975: The last survivor of the fatal World War II ambush in Italy is executed at point blank range in a parking lot. Blowing away a crazed, gun-wielding drug dealer on a crowded city bus gets police detective Sharky bounced from the narc squad into the dreaded dregs of the department--vice. That's where he stumbles on a high-priced call girl and her pimp who are fleecing rich johns in an even higher-priced blackmail scam. Together with his "machine" of hard-bitten vice squad veterans, Sharky closes in for a big sting. He doesn't count on falling for Domino, his alluring target. Or falling into the middle of the murderous design she's a part of--involving a hot presidential candidate, the shadowy multimillionaire who's backing him, and the ice-cold assassin they're using to wipe out the past . . . before it blows their future to hell. "Every chapter crackles with sex, violence, and corruption." --The Washington Post "Fast-paced, attention-holding, hard-hitting." --Chicago Tribune "A slam-bang ending that should shock the most jaded thriller reader." --The Associated Press
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ISBN:
0440075912
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APA Citation (style guide)

Diehl, W. (1978). Sharky's machine. New York: Delacorte Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Diehl, William. 1978. Sharky's Machine. New York: Delacorte Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Diehl, William, Sharky's Machine. New York: Delacorte Press, 1978.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Diehl, William. Sharky's Machine. New York: Delacorte Press, 1978. Print.

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