The Friends of Eddie CoyleBook - 2010
Eddie Coyle is a small-time gun dealer with a big-time problem: who to sell out to avoid going to prison. While mob bosses, cops, hoods, gunmen, thieves, and executioners give Eddie plenty of choices, he has few options. Any decision could cost him his life.
Publisher: New York : Picador ; Godalming : Melia [distributor], 2010
Edition: 1st Picador ed
ISBN: 031242969X (pbk.)
Branch Call Number: FIC HIGGINS
Characteristics: x, 182 p. ; 21 cm
From Library Staff
Higgins, like Leonard, is known for his fast-paced crime and realistic dialog with lots of shop talk. The Friends of Eddie Coyle was his first novel. Elmore Leonard himself was a fan, calling it "the best crime novel ever written."