The Hot Kid

The Hot Kid

Large Print - 2005
Average Rating:
Rate this:
1
Baker & Taylor
Having made his name by killing notorious bank robber Emmet Long, twenty-one-year-old Carl Webster, the most famous Deputy U.S. Marshal in the country, embarks on a dangerous search for Jack Belmont, the blacksheep son of an oil millionaire who dreams of becoming Public Enemy Number One, in a thriller set against the backdrop of 1930s Oklahoma. (Suspense)

HARPERCOLL

Carl Webster, the hot kid of the marshals service, works out of the Tulsa, Oklahoma, federal courthouse during the 1930s.

Louly Brown loves Carl but wants the world to think she is Pretty Boy Floyd's girlfriend.

Tony Antonelli of True Detective magazine wants to write like Richard Harding Davis and wishes cute little Elodie wasn't a whore.

Jack Belmont wants to rob banks and become public enemy number one.

With tommy guns, hot cars, speakeasies, cops and robbers, and a former lawman who believes in vigilante justice, all played out against the flapper period of gun molls and Prohibition, The Hot Kid is Elmore Leonard -- a true master -- at his best.



Publisher: New York : Harper Large Print, 2005
Edition: First Harper Large Print edition
ISBN: 9780060787165
0060787163
Branch Call Number: LARGE PRINT FIC Leonard, E 300.1 2005
Characteristics: 426 pages (large print) ; 23 cm
Large print

Opinion

From the critics


Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment

l
lukasevansherman
Nov 02, 2015

If "Justified" was set in the 30's it would be like this. Carl Webster has a lot of similarities with Raylan Givens.

Age

Add Age Suitability

There are no ages for this title yet.

Summary

Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.

Notices

Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.

Quotes

Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number

Recommendations

Subject Headings

  Loading...

Find it at KHCPL

  Loading...
[]
[]
To Top