The Digger's Game
A NovelBook - 2012
A riveting George V. Higgins masterpiece about Jerry Doherty and his trip to Vegas that puts him eighteen grand in the hole. Jerry "Digger" Doherty is an ex-con and proprietor of a Boston workingman's bar, who supplements his income with the occasional "odd job," like stealing live checks and picking up hot goods. His brother's a priest, his wife's a nag, and he's got a deadly appetite for martinis and gambling. On a trip to Vegas the Digger finds himself in the sights of a mob loan shark known as "The Greek." Luckily -- if you can call it luck -- the Digger has been let in on a little job that can turn his gambling debt into profit, if only he can pul it off without getting himself killed.
Publisher: New York : Vintage Crime/Black Lizard, 2012.
Edition: First Vintage CrimeBlack Lizard edition.
Copyright Date: ©1973
Branch Call Number: FIC HIGGINS, GEORGE
Characteristics: 214 pages ; 21 cm