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The Hook

(2000)
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"THE HOOK is a heartstopping suspense novel from the pro of pros. I was hooked myself, from page one. The book is full of nasty jolts and turns, including one of the most hair-raising murder scenes ever written. THE AX was good; THE HOOK is ever so much better. Westlake shines...and in this case, he terrifies, as well."
Stephen King


"THE HOOK begins with an agreement signed in blood and smoothly, unobtrusively, gracefully, relentlessly moves toward absolute devastation. This is Donald E. Westlake at the top of his form, writing with the power and confidence of a master and keeping the reader dazzled and agape all the way to the last sentence."
Peter Straub


Bryce Proctorr has a multi-million dollar contract for his next novel, a trophy wife raking him over the coals of a protracted divorce, a bad case of writer's block and an impending deadline. Wayne Prentice is a fading author in a world that no longer values his work. Proctorr has a proposition: if Prentice will hand over his unsold manuscript to publish under Proctorr's name, the two will split the book advance fifty-fifty. There's just one small rider to the deal...

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Used availability for Donald E Westlake's The Hook


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Hardback Editions

April 2001 : USA Hardback
Title: Hook the (Gemstar)
Author(s): Donald E Westlake
ISBN: 0-7595-0235-8 / 978-0-7595-0235-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Twtp Assorted
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April 2001 : USA Hardback
Title: Hook the (Oeb)
Author(s): Donald E Westlake
ISBN: 0-7595-2238-3 / 978-0-7595-2238-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Twtp Assorted
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   

June 2000 : USA Hardback
thumbTitle: The Hook
Author(s): Donald E Westlake
ISBN: 0-7862-2466-5 / 978-0-7862-2466-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Thorndike Press
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

March 2000 : USA Hardback
thumbTitle: The Hook
Author(s): Donald E Westlake
ISBN: 0-89296-588-6 / 978-0-89296-588-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Mysterious Press
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Paperback Editions

April 2001 : USA Mass Market Paperback
thumbTitle: The Hook
Author(s): Donald E Westlake
ISBN: 0-446-60956-0 / 978-0-446-60956-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
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Audio Editions

March 2012 : USA Audio edition
thumbTitle: The Hook
Author(s): Donald E Westlake
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
Availability: Amazon   

February 2012 : USA Audio CD
Title: The Hook
Author(s): Donald E Westlake
ISBN: 0-7927-8633-5 / 978-0-7927-8633-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Audiogo
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

October 2000 : USA Audio Cassette
thumbTitle: The Hook
Author(s): Donald E Westlake
ISBN: 0-7927-2416-X / 978-0-7927-2416-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Sound Library
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November 2000 : USA Audio CD
thumbTitle: The Hook
Author(s): Donald E Westlake
ISBN: 0-7927-9954-2 / 978-0-7927-9954-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Chivers Sound Library
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Kindle Editions

April 2001 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
thumbTitle: The Hook
Author(s): Donald E Westlake
Publisher: Mysterious Press
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   


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