Drowned Hopes (Dortmunder, Book 7)

Drowned Hopes (Dortmunder, Book 7)

Donald E. Westlake


An outdated cellmate asks Dortmunder for aid robbing a reservoir In his day, Tom was once a difficult guy. He got here up with Dillinger within the Thirties, and pulled loads of high-profile jobs prior to the kingdom positioned him away. They intended it to be for stable, yet after twenty-three years the prisons are too crowded for seventy-year-old financial institution robbers, they usually permit the outdated guy move. ultimately unfastened, he heads directly for John Dortmunder's apartment. in the past, Tom buried $700,000, and now he wishes support digging it up. whereas he was once within, the govt. dammed a close-by river, making a reservoir and placing fifty ft of water on best of his funds. He desires to blow the dam, drown the villagers, and flow to Acapulco. If Dortmunder wishes a fresh sense of right and wrong to move with his proportion, he must discover a great option to get the money ahead of Tom's nasty instincts get the simplest of either one of them.

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