The Ultimate Good Luck

The Ultimate Good Luck

Book - 1986
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In this novel of menace and eroticism, Richard Ford updates the tradition of Conrad for the age of cocaine smuggling. The setting is Oaxaca, Mexico, where Harry Quinn has come to free his girlfriend's brother, Sonny, from Jail and, ideally, to get him away form the suavely sadistic drug dealer who suspects Sonny of having cheated him.

"His prose has a taut, cinematic quality that bathes his story with the same hot, mercilessly white light that scorches Mexico."-- New York Times Book Review
Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 1986, c1981
Edition: 1st Vintage contemporaries ed
ISBN: 9780394750897
0394750896
Branch Call Number: Fiction
Characteristics: 201 p. : port. ; 21 cm

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