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Cogan"s trade

George V. Higgins

Cogan"s trade

by George V. Higgins

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Published by Coronet in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fiction in English.

  • Edition Notes

    Originally published: London : Secker and Warburg, 1974.

    Statement(by) George V. Higgins.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination191p. ;
    Number of Pages191
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15005097M
    ISBN 100340200170
    OCLC/WorldCa16296625

      Cogan's Trade is clearly one of these: a microeconomic study of the criminal subclass at work and play. Only the most willfully ignorant reader will miss this underlying message of this novel. Cogan's Trade is an excellent book, Higgins plying his own trade at the top of his form. Read more/5(69). Cogan's Trade was the second Higgins book I enjoyed in quick succession after taking an omnibus three-fer on holiday with me. I last read the man back in , before vanquishing his work to the neglected nether regions of the TBR pile. Hopefully in future, I will keep him on the radar and get back to his body of work a bit more regularly/5(8).

      Cogan's Trade by George V. Higgins, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(K). Cogan's Trade. 18 likes. Amazing book, funny, suspenseful, and criminally smart. also about to become a major motion picture staring Brad Pitt, the title however has changed to "Killing Them Softly".

    E-Book: Cogan's Trade by George V. Higgins, I read a movie tie-in entitled Killing Them Softly after the Brad Pitt movie. I read Higgins's The Friends of Eddie Coyle after the great Charlie Stella mentioned in several online interviews about how significant Friends was on his own writing 's Trade is set in the same criminal underworld of s : Gerard Saylor. Get this from a library! Cogan's trade: a novel. [George V Higgins] -- Jackie Cogan is an enforcer for the New England mob. When a high-stakes card game is heisted by unknown hoodlums, Cogan is called in to 'handle' the problem. Moving expertly and ruthlessly among a.


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Cogan's Trade is an excellent book, Higgins plying his own trade at the top of his form/5(82). The book is saved by a strong finish; funnily enough, it's when the characters stop talking and start doing. This is a rare case of the Not as strong as The Friends of Eddie Coyle, Cogan's Trade is about street criminals and low level mobsters, a story that centers on Machiavellian plotting and double crosses/5.

Cogan's Trade is clearly one of these: a microeconomic study of the criminal subclass at work and play. Only the most willfully ignorant reader will miss this underlying message of this novel. Cogan's Trade is an excellent book, Higgins plying his own trade at the top of his form/5(82).

Cogan's Trade is clearly one of these: a microeconomic study of the criminal subclass at work and play. Only the most willfully ignorant reader will miss this underlying message of this novel.

Cogan's Trade is an excellent book, Higgins plying his own trade at the top of his form/5(57). George V. Higgins was the author of more than twenty novels, including the bestsellers The Friends of Eddie Coyle, Cogan's Trade, The Rat on Fire, and The Digger's was a reporter for the Providence Journal and the Associated Press before obtaining a law degree from Boston College Law School in He was an assistant attorney general and then an assistant United States 4/4(5).

About Cogan’s Trade. A hard-hitting, tour de force tale of the mob and the man who makes sure their rules are the only rules, by the American master of crime George V.

Higgins. Jackie Cogan is an enforcer, and when the mob’s rules get broken, Cogan is called in to take care of business.

More like The Friends of Eddie Coyle without — of course — the novelty, and without the funnier moments or more extended characters of The Digger's Game — this is about the friends and enemies (are there really any friends?) of Jackie Cogan whose trade is killing.

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Only the most willfully ignorant reader will miss this underlying message of this novel. Cogan's Trade is an excellent book, Higgins plying his own trade at the top of his form/5(69).

Cogan's Trade was one of George Higgins' earlier crime novels written in the s. It is uniquely written in that the text is almost all dialogue. It is a story of Boston area Irish-American lowlife mobsters and their escapades.

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by George V. Higgins. A hard-hitting, tour-de force tale of the mob and the man who makes sure their rules are the only rules, by the American master of crime George V. Higgins. Jackie Cogan is an enforcer for the New England mob.

When a high-stakes card game is heisted by unknown hoodlums, Cogan is. Cogan's Trade is clearly one of these: a microeconomic study of the criminal subclass at work and play. Only the most willfully ignorant reader will miss this underlying message of this novel.

Cogan's Trade is an excellent book, Higgins plying his own trade at the top of his form/5. Editions for Cogan's Trade: (Paperback published in ), (Paperback published in ), (Kindle Edition published in ), Get this from a library.

Cogan's trade. [George V Higgins] -- "Jackie Cogan is an enforcer for the New England mob. When a high-stakes card game is heisted by unknown hoodlums, Cogan is called in to 'handle' the problem.

Moving expertly and ruthlessly among a. Get this from a library. Cogan's trade. [George V Higgins; Colonial Press (Clinton, Mass.),] -- " Cogan is an enforcer; and when the Mob's rules get broken, he gets hired to ply his trade--murder. Cogan is called in when a high-stake card game under the protection of the Mob is heisted.

Cogan's Trade is the top-notch crime novel rated by the New Yorker as the "best" from "the Balzac of the Boston underworld." Crackling dialogue, mordant humor, and unremitting tension drive the suspenseful stakes of the game higher in Boston's precarious underworld of small-time mobsters, crooked lawyers, and political gofers as George V.

Higgins, the writer who boiled crime fiction harder /5(69).Print book: Fiction: English: 1st Carroll & Graf trade pbk. edView all editions and formats Summary: Jackie Cogan, gangland enforcer, is called upon when a mob protected high-stakes card game is heisted.COVID Resources.

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