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- DescriptionBefore Burke, Andrew Vachss created Wesley, the ultimate ice-man. A Bomb Built in Hell is Wesley s story. While doing time for manslaughter, Wesley meets prison boss Carmine Trentoni, an Old School gangster who longer believes in the blood-oath hetookyears ago. Carmine s triple life sentence hasn't cut him off from all his outside sources he has waited with the patience of stone for someone capable of absorbing his kwledge . . . and carrying out his sworn vengeance. Wesley emerges from prison as the perfect hit man: calculating, deadly, and ice-cold. He follows Carmine s instructions: locate the last of us, one Mr. Petraglia, thenassassinate a Chinatown gang boss and a Mafia chief bothhad overstepped theirbounds. But then Wesley findshis own mission: As he begins to see the root of all he has learned to hate, he and a youth just out of reform school, kwn only as The Kid, begin to take out political targets. In a final burst of understanding, Wesley decides to leave The Kid behind. But t before he writes his own suicide te . . . in dynamite.
- Author BiographyAndrew Vachss is a lawyer who represents children and youths exclusively. His many novels include the Burke series and two collections of short stories. His books have been translated into twenty languages, and his work has appeared in Parade, Antaeus, Esquire, Playboy, and The New York Times, among other publications. He divides his time between his native New York City and the Pacific Northwest.
- Author(s)Andrew Vachss
- PublisherRandom House USA Inc
- Date of Publication19/12/2012
- SubjectCrime, Thriller & Adventure
- Place of PublicationNew York
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintVintage Books
- Weight259 g
- Width132 mm
- Height203 mm
- Spine18 mm
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