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The Resource King Con : a novel, Stephen J. Cannell

King Con : a novel, Stephen J. Cannell

Label
King Con : a novel
Title
King Con
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Stephen J. Cannell
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • At high-stakes poker. Rina beats Beano nearly to death, and the grifter is so shaken that he seriously considers quitting the hustle. But when his beloved cousin Carol is brutally murdered just before testifying against Rina, Beano masterminds one final Mother of All Scams: a Byzantine and diabolical "big-store" con that will destroy Joe Rina and his Mob family. There's just one problem: Beano needs Rina's FBI file. The only person who can get it to him is Federal
  • Of them expert con artists in their own right
  • Prosecutor "Tricky Vicky" Hart - and she won't help unless he takes her along. An inexperienced partner is the last thing a con artist needs, but Beano has no choice. The unlikely pair trek from Atlantic City to the Bahamas to the California coast, implementing the Master Plan leading to the Big Sting, setting the traps and laying the bait, ensnaring the Rina crew by using their own greed - and money. Along the way they enlist the aid of the extended Bates family - all
  • There have always been and there always will be charming, slyly clever con men. But a Master of the Game as charismatic, ingenious, elusive, and irresistible as Beano X. Bates comes along only once in a generation. His exploits are so legendary as to have earned him the highest accolade in the realm of confidence art: the title King Con. But the King's reign is threatened when he crosses Joe "Dancer" Rina, a New Jersey crime boss who doesn't take kindly to being cheated
Summary
Conman extraordinaire Beano Bates and his beautiful, unlikely partner, District Attorney Victoria Hart, join forces to engineer a multi-million-dollar scam designed to bring down a powerful mob boss and his clan
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
018740
Cataloging source
TEFOD
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3553.A4995
LC item number
K56 1997eb
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
King Con : a novel, Stephen J. Cannell
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=285&titleID=454522
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
ocn688486529
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (434 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780062034694
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
BB3573C7-E672-4070-82DF-496C7F0BF9CD
System control number
(OCoLC)688486529
Label
King Con : a novel, Stephen J. Cannell
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=285&titleID=454522
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
ocn688486529
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (434 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780062034694
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
BB3573C7-E672-4070-82DF-496C7F0BF9CD
System control number
(OCoLC)688486529

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