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Stark, Richard 1933-2008

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Ask the parrot by Richard Stark( Book )

32 editions published between 2006 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fleeing the authorities after a disastrous bank heist, Parker is rescued by Tom Lindahl, a one-time whistleblower tossed aside by the corrupt political establishment, who has a daring scheme to seek revenge and a plan to use Parker to accomplish his goal
Flashfire by Richard Stark( Book )

45 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After throwing a firebomb to distract from a bank robbery, Parker "is rampaging through the American South, taking on a new identity as he goes, planning his own assault on his former parters' next target, a spectacular jewelry heist in Palm Beach"--Jacket
Breakout by Richard Stark( Book )

27 editions published between 2002 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stuck in jail while awaiting trial, Parker builds a network among his fellow cons to assist him in getting out, but when he becomes involved in a heist set up by one of his fellow escapees, they suddenly find themselves on the run
Nobody runs forever by Richard Stark( Book )

32 editions published between 2003 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 1,362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reconsidering his life's work after he is set up for a murder, master criminal Parker ignores his suspicions in order to accept a potentially lucrative heist job involving a team of incompetent associates, a small-town bank, an alcoholic heiress, and a philandering social climber
Comeback by Richard Stark( Book )

29 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The thief Parker teams up with some crooks to steal half a million dollars from a TV evangelist. But one cannot keep his mouth shut and Parker is on the run, pursued by people on both sides of the law
Dirty money by Richard Stark( Book )

22 editions published between 2008 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 1,031 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Master criminal Parker and his cohorts return to an abandoned country church where they had been forced to abandon the spoils of a bank heist, an endeavor during which he drives an old choir van and works to outmaneuver foes on both sides of the law
Firebreak by Richard Stark( Book )

29 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,024 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Parker has two jobs: one is to take a stash of stolen art treasures from a remote Montana lodge and the other is to find out who sent a hitman to his house
Backflash by Richard Stark( Book )

21 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 935 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The master thief, Parker, plots to rob a floating casino on the Hudson River. He puts together a team of robbers, ensures weapons are smuggled on board, and arranges for a getaway boat. The planning is meticulous, but will chance favor the enterprise?
The man with the getaway face by Richard Stark( Book )

37 editions published between 1963 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 655 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Master thief Parker visits a plastic surgeon in Nebraska to hide the face that the New York syndicate wants to destroy, but now, with a whole new face, Parker sets out to plan the perfect heist of an armored car, but somehow things still keep going wrong
The outfit by Richard Stark( Book )

25 editions published between 1963 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 528 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the Outfit tries to kill him, Parker declares war. Ripping off the syndicate is easy, but going one-on-one with Bronson, the Outfit's big boss, is the hard part. Hard for anyone but Parker, because the entire underworld understands that whatever Parker does -- he does for keep
The hunter : a graphic novel by Darwyn Cooke( Book )

20 editions published between 1963 and 2015 in English and German and held by 470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In The Hunter, the first volume in the Parker series, Parker roars into New York City, seeking revenge on the woman who betrayed him and on the man who took his money, stealing and scamming his way to redemption
The score by Richard Stark( Book )

25 editions published between 1964 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fifth Parker novel has the main character planning a score that involves a dozen professional crooks ready to take over a rich, remote North Dakota town
Slayground by Richard Stark( Book )

32 editions published between 1971 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dark and memorable account of Parker trapped in a fenced-in amusement park that has closed for the winter
Lemons never lie by Richard Stark( Book )

12 editions published between 1971 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alan Grofield, is forced into crime to maintain his standard of living
Deadly edge by Richard Stark( Book )

23 editions published between 1971 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Parker finds himself in grave trouble when he crosses a drug addict
The seventh by Richard Stark( Book )

28 editions published between 1966 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The seventh book in the Parker series, this describes the aftermath of a brilliant heist at a college football game
The mourner by Richard Stark( Book )

22 editions published between 1963 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fourth Parker novel has the main character coming up against the KGB while on the trail of a small statue stolen from a fifteenth-century French tomb--Résumé de l'éditeur
The jugger by Richard Stark( Book )

21 editions published between 1965 and 2010 in English and Finnish and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Parker heads to Sagamore, Nebraska, at the request of Joe Sheer, a retired safe cracker who carries many of Parker's criminal secrets. By the time Parker arrives Sheer is dead, and a greedy cop, a nosy neighbor, and a gaudy crook are looking for a treasure the old man many never even have had
Plunder squad by Richard Stark( Book )

16 editions published between 1972 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a job looks like amateur hour, Parker walks away. But even a squad of seasoned professionals can't guarantee against human error in a high-risk scam. Can an art dealer with issues unload a truck of paintings with Parker's aid? Or will the heist end up too much of a human interest story, as luck runs out before Parker can get in on the score?
Butcher's moon by Richard Stark( Book )

14 editions published between 1974 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stark's antihero Parker attempts to retrieve money he had to leave in an amusement park, but the money is gone. He enlists Alan Grofield to assist, but when Grofield is taken hostage, Parker assembles a private army to get him back and rob the mob blind at the same time
 
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Ask the parrot
Alternative Names

controlled identityWestlake, Donald E.

Stark, Richard 1933-2008

Stark, Richard B. (Richard Boies)

Starks, R. 1933-

Starks, R. (Ričards), 1933-2008

Старк, Р 1933-

Старк, Р. (Ричард), 1933-2008

וסטלייק, דונלד א.

וסטליק, דונלד א.

סטארק, ריצ'רד

스타크, 리처드 1933-2008

웨스트레이크, 도날드 E. 1933-2008

웨스트레이크, 도널드 E. 1933-2008

웨스틀레이크, 도널드 E. 1933-2008

スターク, リチャード

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