Blacktop Wasteland

Blacktop Wasteland A Novel

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Synopsis

"A gritty, voice-driven thriller about a former getaway driver who thought he had escaped the criminal life who is pulled back in by race, poverty, and his own former life of crime. Beauregard "Bug" Montage is a man with many different titles: husband, father, friend, honest car mechanic. But before he gave it up, Bug used to be known from the hills of North Carolina to the beaches of Florida as the best Wheel Man on the East Coast. After a series of financial calamities, Bug feels he has no choice but to take one final job as the getaway driver for a daring diamond heist that could solve all his money troubles and allow him to go straight once and for all. Like "Ocean's Eleven" meets "Drive" (but with a mostly black cast of characters), Blacktop Wasteland is a searing, operatic story of sons living up (or down) to their fathers; of a heist gone sideways; of a man ground down by economic desperation; of fast cars and daring chases and i

Book information

ISBN: 9781250252685
Publisher: Flatiron Books
Imprint: Flatiron Books
Pub date:
Edition: First edition
DEWEY: 813.6
DEWEY edition: 23
Number of pages: cm
Weight: 523g
Height: 245mm
Width: 163mm
Spine width: 30mm