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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Grand Central Pub
Publication date April 1, 2002
Pages 247
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9780892967186
ISBN-10 0892967188
Dimensions 0.75 by 6 by 9.25 in.
Availability§ Out of Print
Original list price $23.95
§As reported by publisher
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Summaries and Reviews
Summary
While awaiting sentencing at the Manhattan Correctional Center, Meehan, a career thief, is approached by a man, posing as his lawyer, who represents the presidential re-election campaign and offers to have all criminal charges against Meehan dropped if he does them one favor--steal a compromising video tape before it wreaks havoc on the president's life. 40,000 first printing.
Amazon.com description: Product Description: 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.eehan, a career thief staring at life without parole, is awaiting sentencing at the Manhattan Correctional Center when he is called to a meeting by someone masquerading as his lawyer. The man, it turns out, represents the presidential re-election campaign committeenow finding itself in need of a little professional help. So they outsource Meehan in return for a walk from all pending criminal charges. All he has to do is steal a compromising video tape before the other side springs an October Surprise on the president. A shrewd burglar, Meehan bites, and shows just how easy Watergate would have been had they left it to the professionals.

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!
Large print edition from Chivers (June 1, 2002)
9780754074724 | details & prices | 311 pages | List price $55.01
Large print edition from Chivers (June 1, 2002)
9780754074731 | details & prices | 311 pages | List price $55.01
The price comparison is for this edition
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
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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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