Pest Control

Pest Control

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Bob Dillon can't get a break. A down-on-his-luck exterminator, all he wants is his own truck with a big fiberglass bug on top -- and success with his radical new, environmentally friendly pest-killing technique. So Bob decides to advertise.Unfortunately, one of his flyers falls into the wrong hands. Marcel, a shady Frenchman, needs an assassin to handle a million-dollar hit, and he figures that Bob Dillon is his man. Through no fault -- or participation -- of his own, this unwitting pest controller from Queens has become a major player in the dangerous world of contract murder.And now Bob's running for his life through the wormiest sections of the Big Apple -- one step ahead of a Bolivian executioner, a homicidal transvestite dwarf, meatheaded CIA agents, cabbies packing serious heat ... and the world's number-one hit man, who might just turn out to be the best friend Bob's got.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 121.9 x 200.7 x 22.9mm | 249.48g
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • Dark Alley.
  • 0060815302
  • 9780060815301
  • 721,119

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"This debut novel...hinges on a delightfully buggy idea that takes full comic advantage of New York City."--Publishers Weekly
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2,384 ratings
3.85 out of 5 stars
5 28% (672)
4 38% (917)
3 25% (600)
2 7% (156)
1 2% (39)
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