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Some Days You Get the Bear Mass Market Paperback – October 1, 1994
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About the Author
Lawrence Block is one of the most widely recognized names in the mystery genre. He has been named a Grand Master of the Mystery Writers of America and is a four-time winner of the prestigious Edgar and Shamus Awards, as well as a recipient of prizes in France, Germany, and Japan. He received the Diamond Dagger from the British Crime Writers' Association—only the third American to be given this award. He is a prolific author, having written more than fifty books and numerous short stories, and is a devoted New Yorker and an enthusiastic global traveler.
Top Customer Reviews
Characters we are familiar with from Blocks novels are here in the collection. Here we find Bernie Rhodenbarr, burglar and bookseller from the series of books that feature the person by that name. This time Bernie is hired to break into Graceland and hunt down the Elvis.
Martin Ehrengraf, a lawyer who never loses a case is here, too. Ehrengraf does not have a series of his own but is featured in Blocks fourth collection of short stories.
Matthew Scudder, Block's award winning detective is in at least two short stories. Scudder, as Block fans will recall, has is own series of more than a dozen novels.
Hit Man Keller, the assassin for hire has an entry here ass well.
All in all "Some Days You Get the Bear," is good reading and a must for Block enthusiasts.
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Lawrence Block writes such good stories. Once I start reading, I have to keep going. So good!!Published 1 month ago by Rose-Marie Smith
LB is the best short story writer today. Well crafted stories with clever plots.Published 14 months ago by Moire
I love Lawrence Block, his stories are always well written, well thought out, surprising, and just plain good!Published 14 months ago by Elly Bolar