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Funny Money (2002) [Novel]
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Series: Tony Valentine
Part: 2

Summary (From the publisher):

Tony Valentine has a gift for grift: He can walk into a casino and spot a cheater across a crowded floor. A man who still uses pay phones and won’t spend more than a buck for coffee, Tony has protected Atlantic City gambling palaces for twenty years and learned every trick of the trade—until a new one blows him away.

With his old partner murdered in a bomb blast, Tony returns to A.C. to retrace Doyle Flanagan’s last case. Investigating a six-million-dollar casino takedown, a square cop soon meets a whole lot of bent people, from a beautiful lady wrestler to some Manhattan mobsters; from a trio of beautiful casino “consultants” to a team of Eurotrash blackjack card counters. But while everyone around Tony Valentine (including Tony’s own son) is playing some kind of angle, Tony is determined to find a killer who is playing for keeps....

Original title: Funny Money
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionCrime and MysteryCrime/Caper

Edition #1: Funny Money

Funny Money (2003)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Edition: Paperback
  • "Writing about a world where everyone is on the take, Swain has a soft spot for colorful characters. . . . [H]is direct style works just fine." New York Times
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Funny Money (2003)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: New York
Publisher: Ballantine Books
ISBN: 0345463447
Dimensions: 6.9 x 4.2 x .9 in
Pages: 336

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