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Mr. Paradise by Elmore Leonard

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Published by William Morrow in New York .
Written in



  • Detroit (Mich.),
  • Michigan,
  • Detroit


  • Police -- Michigan -- Detroit -- Fiction,
  • Older men -- Crimes against -- Fiction,
  • Young women -- Fiction,
  • Witnesses -- Fiction,
  • Detroit (Mich.) -- Fiction

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementElmore Leonard.
LC ClassificationsPS3562.E55 M75 2004
The Physical Object
Pagination291 p. ;
Number of Pages291
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3692396M
ISBN 100060083956
LC Control Number2003064867

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Double-crosses, scams and deceptions propel the tight prose is filled with accurate conversation in the colorful vernacular of the urban scene."Mr. Paradise" is a stylistic, unforgettable, witty, fast-paced read. Elmore Leonard is a consistently entertaining writerdo not under rate him just because you like him. Unlock This Study Guide Now. Start your hour free trial to unlock this Mr. Paradise study guide and get instant access to the following. Summary; You'll also get access to . Paradise is a novel by Toni Morrison, and her first since winning the Nobel Prize in Literature in According to the author, Paradise completes a "trilogy" that begins with Beloved () and includes Jazz (). Paradise was chosen as an Oprah's Book Club selection for January Author: Toni Morrison. A man named Mr. Paradise, who suffers from cancer and who is skeptical of Bevel's ability to heal, yells out that clearly that woman has not been healed and that the preacher is only there for money. Mrs. Connin tells Bevel the preacher that she .

  Mr. Paradise (Book): Leonard, Elmore: When party games involving a beautiful escort, her model roommate, lawyer Tony Paradiso, and his aide Montez Taylor go murderously wrong, Detroit detective Frank Delsa finds himself with a double homicide on his hands. The book revolves around the murder of the title character, an year old retired lawyer Tony Paradiso who goes by the name of the title of the book. Mr Paradise and his paid lady friend, a $ an hour hooker, are gunned down in his home one evening. For the reader the book is not who-done-it, as the crime is described in detail.4/5(1). Mr. Paradise is Anthony Paradiso, an year-old retired criminal attorney with more money than God. He has all the things that money can buy, including a .   My latest Elmore Leonard read is the excellent novel Mr. Paradise. I found this one a little harder to get into initially. There are a lot of characters and moving parts to keep track of. I kept wondering how everything would connect, but, sure enough, everything comes together very nicely - well, not so nicely for some - in the end.