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Pronto
Pronto
Author: Elmore Leonard
Harry Arno was grossing six to seven thousand dollars a week running a South Miami Beach gambling operation. To protect his position, he was forced to cut a deal with the local muscle, Jimmy Capotorto (Jimmy Cap to the likes of Harry), an even fifty-fifty split. For years Harry had been padding his own stake by skimming a grand a week off the to...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780385332903
ISBN-10: 0385332904
Publication Date: 5/11/1998
Pages: 272
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4.1 stars, based on 6 ratings
Publisher: Delta
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio Cassette
Members Wishing: 1
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author-wwiinovel avatar reviewed Pronto on + 21 more book reviews
While my dialogue hero's characters do not disappoint in their interchanges, I found the plot of Pronto to be slightly disappointing and pedestrian considering Leonard's usual action-packed and often (pleasantly) jolting stories. Also disappointing were some of the stereotypical gangster characters, but the introduction of U.S. Deputy Marshal Raylan Givens does give me something to look forward to in the following Raylan Givens volumes. I might even have to give the TV series, "Justified" a look-see.


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