Get Real

Get Real

John Dortmunder and his merry crew stumble upon a television reality show whose producer decides to push the limits of the medium. The studio will film the gang as they plan and execute one of their patented nothing-can-go-wrong-until-it-does capers. As the gang strategizes its next move with the cameras rolling, Dortmunder and his partner Kelp organize a private side enterprise. It will take an ingenious plan to outwit the executive suits and keep viewers glued to their television sets. But Dortmunder is nothing if not persistent, and he’s determined to end this shoot with extra money in his pockets. GET REAL is the last hilarious caper by the late Grand Master of mystery and suspense Donald E. Westlake.
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Genre: Mystery & Thriller / Fiction / Mystery & Detective

On Sale: June 1st 2010

Price: $7.99

Page Count: 304

ISBN-13: 9780446566636

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"Before Janet Evanovich brought us Stephanie Plum, Don Westlake was the Grand Master of Criminal Laughs with his hilarious novels about professional thief John Dortmunder. Get Real is the 14th Dortmunder novel and proves again that Westlake is the King of Clever."—Robert Crais, Los Angeles Times
"With brilliant restraint and perfectly pitched deadpan dialogue, Westlake keeps his characters dancing precariously along the knife's edge of absurdity. Reading his ever-more-colorful a sheer delight, only tempered by the knowledge that this is last call at the OJ Bar & Grill."—Booklist, starred review
"Delightfully understated..a worthy final word from Westlake.. will rouse chuckles from even jaded readers."Publishers Weekly, starred review
"Side-splittingly funny...Westlake will be remembered for his clever commentary on current affairs, his always amusing whimsical characters and of course his brilliant depiction of modern-day Robin Hoods robbing from the rich and giving to, well, themselves."—BookPage
"A rollicking crime caper that pulls the pants right off the reality TV industry."—New York Times Book Review