Matchstick Men: A Novel About Grifters with Issues

Kobo ebook | December 18, 2008

byEric Garcia

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The inspiration behind Ridley Scott’s new movie—starring Nicolas Cage and Sam Rockwell—by the acclaimed cult author of Anonymous Rex

Roy and Frankie are matchstick men—con artists. Partners in elegant crimes for years, they know each other like brothers and have perfected the rules of the game. Roy is the careful one, saves every penny. Frankie is the adventurous one, hungry for a big score. He wants Roy to join him in running a tricky game, but Roy is distracted by the discovery that he is the father of a punky teenage daughter from a brief marriage that ended years ago. The kid wants to get to know her father. She also wants to learn the family business. Novelist Eric Garcia takes readers into the fast and funny world of grifters with issues. Matchstick Men is a dazzling literary con game that will keep readers guessing until the last page.


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The inspiration behind Ridley Scott’s new movie—starring Nicolas Cage and Sam Rockwell—by the acclaimed cult author of Anonymous RexRoy and Frankie are matchstick men—con artists. Partners in elegant crimes for years, they know each other like brothers and have perfected the rules of the game. Roy is the careful one, saves every penny....

Format:Kobo ebookPublished:December 18, 2008Publisher:Random House Publishing GroupLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0307488039

ISBN - 13:9780307488039

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