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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Chivers
Publication date June 1, 2002
Pages 311
Binding Hardcover
Edition Large print
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9780754074724
ISBN-10 0754074722
Availability§ Apply Direct
Original list price $55.01
Other format details large print
§As reported by publisher
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Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: Francis Xavier Meehan (Meehan to his friends, 'Halt!' to the cops) has ten thousand rules to live by, but only one way to make a living: stealing. Then a man in a checked jacket from Washington comes to meet Meehan in the Manhattan Correctional Center with an offer Meehan cannot refuse. For somewhere out there is an October Surprise that may dethrone the sitting president of the United States. The Washington man wants Meehan to steal the incriminating evidence and keep the president's secret in the dark. What Meehan gets out of the deal is his freedom - and maybe a little something on the side. What the president gets is another term in the White House - instead of jail. Yet on the plane ride down to meet more guys from Washington (but with better suits), the well-thought-out-plan begins to unravel. The problem Meehan faces is that no one in Washington can keep a lip buttoned - and a bunch of politicos, spies and thugs are leaking trouble this way. Suddenly it seems that Meehan's mission is about to go the way of Watergate. There's only one difference: This time they chose the right guy for the job. Hail to the thief!

Editions
Hardcover
Book cover for 9780786246694 Book cover for 9780892967186
 
Large print edition from Thorndike Pr (October 1, 2002)
9780786246694 | details & prices | 351 pages | 6.25 × 9.25 × 1.00 in. | 1.35 lbs | List price $31.95
About: Francis Xavier Meehan (Meehan to his friends, 'Halt!
The price comparison is for this edition
Large print edition from Chivers (June 1, 2002)
9780754074724 | details & prices | 311 pages | List price $55.01
About: Francis Xavier Meehan (Meehan to his friends, 'Halt!
Large print edition from Chivers (June 1, 2002)
9780754074731 | details & prices | 311 pages | List price $55.01
About: Francis Xavier Meehan (Meehan to his friends, 'Halt!
from Grand Central Pub (April 1, 2002)
9780892967186 | details & prices | 247 pages | 6.00 × 9.25 × 0.75 in. | 0.95 lbs | List price $23.95
About: While awaiting trial for a federal crime, Meehan, a career thief, is approached by a representative from the president's re-election campaign, who offers to have all charges against him dropped if he will steal a compromising video tape.
Paperback
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from Grand Central Pub (February 1, 2003)
9780446612050 | details & prices | 304 pages | 4.25 × 6.75 × 1.00 in. | 0.15 lbs | List price $20.99
About: While awaiting trial for a federal crime, Meehan, a career thief, is approached by a representative from the president's re-election campaign, who offers to have all charges against him dropped if he will steal a compromising video tape.
Miscellaneous
from Grand Central Pub (December 14, 2008)
9780446554435 | details & prices | List price $9.99
CD/Spoken Word
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With William Dufris (other contributor) | Unabridged edition from Chivers Sound Library (May 1, 2002)
9780792798842 | details & prices | 7.50 × 7.50 × 1.50 in. | 0.90 lbs | List price $39.95
About: The critically acclaimed, bestselling author of The Ax and The Hook is back in rare form as he introduces Meehan, a character who keeps the lid from blowing off Washington politics.
Cassette/Spoken Word
With William Dufris (other contributor) | Unabridged edition from Chivers Sound Library (May 1, 2002)
9780792725541 | details & prices | 6.50 × 8.75 × 1.25 in. | 0.80 lbs | List price $54.95
About: Francis Xavier Meehan (Meehan to his friends, 'Halt!
Reinforced
from Demco Media (September 30, 2003)
9780606314381 | details & prices | 4.25 × 6.75 × 1.00 in. | 0.45 lbs | List price $16.25
About: While awaiting trial for a federal crime, Meehan, a career thief, is approached by a representative from the president's re-election campaign, who offers to have all charges against him dropped if he will steal a compromising video tape.

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