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Quick Change

By: Cronley, Jay

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Garden City NY, Doubleday & Company, Inc.: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13876

ISBN: 0385151802

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dj


[clean tight book, light remainder spray on bottom edge, otherwise only minor shelfwear; jacket edgeworn, moderately scuffed/soiled, a couple of unobtrusive closed tears]. Comic novel about "the Emmett Kelly of crime" -- a bank robber who pulls off his heists dressed in a fright wig and a polka-dotted clown suit. Basis for the somewhat underrated 1990 film directed by and starring Bill Murray (and also bearing at least a glancing resemblance to the 2006 Spike Lee joint "Inside Man"). View more info

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Shoot!

By: Cronley, Jay

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11763

ISBN: 0-312-15655-3

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dj


[nice tight clean copy, appears unread, NO remainder or other marks, very tiny dent at right edge of front cover; jacket shows a little shopwear at edges (and a tiny bump/scrape matching aforementioned cover dent), light scuffing here and there]. A very funny novel by a very funny writer -- about a discontented married couple, each of whom simultaneously hits on the solution to their problems: hiring a professional killer to eliminate their (well-insured) other half. View more info

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Cheap Shot

By: Cronley, Jay

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Atheneum: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18502

ISBN: 0-689-11445-1

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dj


[minor shelfwear to bottom edge, slight bump to base of spine, otherwise a tight clean book; jacket shows a little wear at top of spine, a couple of tiny scrape marks on front panel]. A comic novel about "four would-be thieves with rich fantasy lives and borderline incomes [who] come up with a scheme that is devilishly clever and astounding in its simplicity. They will rob one of the world's richest museums, whose state-of-the-art alarm system is hooked directly into the local police headquarters. All they must do to ensure their success is to capture the entire night shift, pack the co... View more info