The Devil Raises His Own

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Soho Crime
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0.0 X 0.0 X 0.0 inches | 1.25 pounds

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About the Author
Scott Phillips is a screenwriter, photographer and the author of seven novels and numerous short stories. His bestselling debut novel, The Ice Harvest, was a New York Times Notable Book and was adapted as a major motion picture starring John Cusack and Billy Bob Thornton. He is the winner of the California Book Award, as well as being a finalist for the Edgar Award, the Hammett Prize and the CWA Gold Dagger Award. Scott was born and raised in Wichita, Kansas, and lived for many years in France. He now lives with his wife and daughters in St. Louis, Missouri.
Praise for Scott Phillips

"Phillips's juicy vernacular is perfect for Bill's louche narrative voice, and his easy, flowing style suits the loose morality and freewheeling spirit of a hotheaded young nation."
--New York Times Book Review

"Taut and vicious . . . The essence of noir."
--Los Angeles Times

"Phillips is dark, dangerous, and important . . . Crime fiction at its best."
--Michael Connelly

"The unparalleled master of the noir anti-hero."
--Megan Abbott

"Phillips's skillful use of real historical events will resonate with fans of George Macdonald Fraser's Flashman series."
--Publishers Weekly, Starred Review

"Phillips mixes real events, period turns of phrase, a noirish sensibility, and a cast of murderous women, madmen, drunks, grifters, and fools into a wildly entertaining, perhaps sui generis, slumgullion that might well be closer to reality than readers would imagine."