By John Wagner
A brand new version of the vintage photograph novel, on hand for the 1st time from VERTIGO simply in time for the key movie starring Viggo Mortensen, Ed Harris and William harm! during this suspenseful noir crime tale, Tom McKenna is an easy relatives guy who immediately turns into a media star while he is taking down a few sought after murderers who try to rob his diner. yet his newfound repute attracts the eye of a gaggle of cruel mobsters who've been seeking to settle a rating with McKenna for over twenty years. Now because the killers descend upon his small city in heart the United States, the Brooklyn local needs to face the activities of his adolescence and relive his prior historical past of violence as he makes an attempt to salvage the lifestyles he has outfitted.
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