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The burglar in short order : a Bernie Rhodenbarr collection / by Lawrence Block.

Block, Lawrence, (author.).

Available copies

  • 9 of 13 copies available at NC Cardinal. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Fontana Regional Library.

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3 current holds with 13 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Hudson (Fontana) F BLOCK (Text) 39493109911232 Adult New Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781596069572
  • ISBN: 1596069570
  • Physical Description: 139 pages ; 24 cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: Burton, MI : Subterranean Press, 2020.

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
Foreword: a burglar's origins -- A bad night for burglars -- Mr. Rhodenbarr, bookseller, advises a young customer on seeking a vocations -- Burglar who strove to go straight -- Like a thief in the night -- Burglar who dropped in on Elvis -- Burglar who smelled smoke -- Burglar who collected Copernicus -- A burglar's-eye view of greed -- A burglar on location -- Five books Bernie has read more than once -- A burglar's complaint -- Burglar takes a cat -- Burglar on the screen -- Afterword: a burglar's future.
Summary, etc.:
For the first time ever, all of Bernie's short-form appearances in one complete volume -- plus two new, unpublished pieces. In all of mystery fiction, there has never been a character like Bernie--and in this book, he demonstrates all the charm and wit and kleptophilic ingenuity that has made two generations of readers welcome their favourite burglar into their homes.
Subject: Rhodenbarr, Bernie (Fictitious character) > Fiction.
Burglary > Fiction.
Thieves > Fiction.
Murder > Investigation > Fiction.
Genre: Detective and mystery fiction.
Short stories.

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