Good Behavior Author:Donald E. Westlake Master burglar John Archibald Dortmunder returns in the unlikely role of a modern-day Manhattan Robin Hood. When a bungled burglary drops Dortmunder through a skylight into an impoverished Tribeca convent, he finds himself at the mercy of a congregation of hard-nosed - but nonetheless devout - nuns who need the sort of aid that only a man of his... more » peculiar talents can provide.
One of their little group, Sister Mary Grace, has been kidnapped by a brutal deprogrammer in the employ of her father, a business tycoon who rules his empire (and family) with an iron hand. She is being held, Rapunzel-like, on the heavily-guarded upper floor of a security-rich midtown skyscraper. Dortmunder threatened with exposure by the Holy Sisters is charged with the seemingly impossible task of stealing bake Sister Mary.
Written with Westlake's characteristic humor and verve, GOOD BEHAVIOR reacquaints the faithful with the ambitious, unlucky John Dortmunder and his array of inept cohorts.« less