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The Burglar on the Prowl

Authors: Block, Lawrence
Publisher: HarperCollins e-books
BISAC/Subject: FIC030000, FIC031000, FIC031010
ISBN: 9780061806698, Related ISBNs: 0061806692, 9780061030987, 9780061806698
Classification: Fiction
Number of pages: 384,
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis:

A philosophical yet practical gentleman, Bernie Rhodenbarr possesses many admirable qualities: charm, intelligence, sparkling wit, and unwavering loyalty. Of course, he also has this special talent and a taste for life's finer things. So he's more than willing to perform some vengeful larceny for a friend -- ripping off a smarmy, particularly deserving plastic surgeon -- for fun and a very tidy profit.

But during a practice run at another address, Bernie's forced to hide under a bed when the lady of the house returns unexpectedly with the worst kind of blind date in tow. In no time, Bernie's up to his burgling neck in big trouble. Again. And this time it includes his arrest, no less than four murders, and more outrageous coincidences than any self-preserving felon should ever be required to tie together.

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