Strip: a novel

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When gangster Manco Kapak is repeatedly robbed, the innocent and the guilty alike find themselves in the middle of a brewing gang war in this explosive novel from the Edgar Award–winning author of The Butcher's Boy.
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subject_facet Los Angeles (Calif.) -- Fiction, Thieves -- Fiction
title_display Strip
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