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Unknown Man #89 (Jack Ryan, Bk 3)
Unknown Man 89 - Jack Ryan, Bk 3
Author: Elmore Leonard
ISBN-13: 9780380670413
ISBN-10: 0380670410
Publication Date: 10/1985
Pages: 221
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.

3.8 stars, based on 13 ratings
Publisher: Avon Books (Mm)
Book Type: Paperback
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author-wwiinovel avatar reviewed Unknown Man #89 (Jack Ryan, Bk 3) on + 22 more book reviews
As usual, Elmore Leonard treats the reader to a fast-moving crime-in-Detroit novel. The main character, Jack Ryan (no relation to Tom Clancy's character), a process server with no real direction for his life, finds himself falling for an alcoholic widow/heiress beset by vicious con men. His relationship with Lee turns him into something of a knight errant on a mission to save the damsel in distress (and her money) by the bad guys who would also like to see Jack dead. Crackling Elmore Leonard dialogue makes for a delightful dip into the mean underbelly of the author's favorite Michigan city. Don't miss it if you like this type of read.
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Motor City process server and ex-thug Jack Ryan is very good at finding people--especially people who don\'t want to be found. Now he\'s being offered large bucks to locate a lost lowlife named Robert Leary, a.k.a Bobby Lear. But this hunt is leading Ryan back into very bad company--and into beds where he doesn\'t belong. And suddenly he\'s on someone\'s hit list for some undisclosed reason, with all the big money numbers adding up to double-cross. And if Jack doesn\'t watch his back, he\'s going to find himself missing, and presumably very dead. Read an excerpt at