Nobody's perfect: a Dortmunder novel

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An inside-job art heist goes awry in this "wildly funny" crime novel by the Edgar Award–winning author (The New York Times Book Review).

It would take a miracle to keep Dortmunder out of jail. Though he cased the electronics store perfectly, the cops surprised him, turning up in the alley just as he was walking out the back door, a television in each hand. Already a two-time loser, without divine intervention he faces a long stretch inside. Then God sends J. Radcliffe Stonewiler, a celebrity lawyer who gets Dortmunder off with hardly any effort at all.

Stonewiler was sent by Arnold Chauncey, an art lover with a cash flow problem. He asks the thief to break into his house and make off with a valuable painting in exchange for a quarter of the insurance money. Chauncey has pulled the stunt twice before, so it must look real. He'll give Dortmunder no inside help—a shame since, when this caper spins out of control, he'll need all the help he can get.

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It would take a miracle to keep Dortmunder out of jail. Though he cased the electronics store perfectly, the cops surprised him, turning up in the alley just as he was walking out the back door, a television in each hand. Already a two-time loser, without divine intervention he faces a long stretch inside. Then God sends J. Radcliffe Stonewiler, a celebrity lawyer who gets Dortmunder off with hardly any effort at all.

Stonewiler was sent by Arnold Chauncey, an art lover with a cash flow problem. He asks the thief to break into his house and make off with a valuable painting in exchange for a quarter of the insurance money. Chauncey has pulled the stunt twice before, so it must look real. He'll give Dortmunder no inside help—a shame since, when this caper spins out of control, he'll need all the help he can get.

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subject_facetAction and adventure fiction
Adventure fiction
Criminals -- Fiction
Detective and mystery fiction
Dortmunder (Fictitious character) -- Fiction
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title_displayNobody's perfect
title_fullNobody's Perfect
Nobody's perfect / Donald E. Westlake
Nobody's perfect : a Dortmunder novel [electronic resource] / Donald E. Westlake
Nobody's perfect [electronic resource] / Donald E. Westlake
title_shortNobody's perfect
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Dortmunder (Fictitious character)
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Fiction
Mystery