17 edition of Ask the Parrot found in the catalog.
November 23, 2006
by Mysterious Press
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||288|
Sometimes mystery master Donald E. Westlake is the author of uproarious crime capers. Sometimes he has a mean streak-and its name is Parker. From his noir classic The Man with the Getaway Face to his recent novel Nobody Runs Forever, whenever Westlake writes as Stark, he lets Parker run loose-a ruth. Ask the Parrot Parker Series, Book 23 A quiet and angry recluse with only a silent parrot for company in his seclusion, Tom Lindahl saves Parker from the police dogs, but enmeshes him in yet another in a long line of dubious, highly dangerous, but seriously profitable jobs. Far more than some aimless indigent, holed up in a shack in the.
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Ask The Parrot is the 23rd novel of the 24 novel strong Parker series by Richard Stark, who is the most well-known of Donald Westlake's psuedonyms.
Westlake has over the fifty-plus years he has professionally written assumed seven or more psuedonyms for a variety of reasons, but everyone knows Stark is Westlake and vice versa/5. Ask the Parrot, which was published inis the latest installment in Richard Stark's (aka Donald E.
Westlake) series featuring Parker, a very smart, but not always very successful thief. When the book opens, Parker, who's wanted for a bank robbery in 5/5(5). In Ask the Parrot, Parker’s back on the run, dodging dogs, cops, and even a helicopter. Forced to work with a small-town recluse and a group of fools at a gun club in rural Massachusetts, Parker focuses on getting the cash and getting out.
It'll be a deadly day at the : University of Chicago Press. In Ask the Parrot, Parker’s back on the run, dodging dogs, cops, and even a helicopter. Forced to work with a small-town recluse and a group of fools at a gun club in rural Massachusetts, Parker focuses on getting the cash and getting out.
It'll be a deadly day at the races. Ask the Parrot, and Dirty Money are the perfect ending to a astonished character. I lived alongside parker in every book. From his rough, hardcore, violent days, to when age started to change his ways, just like myself, and so many can relate to in a way/5(61).
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Get this from a library. Ask the parrot. [Richard Stark] -- Parker is on the run after a country town bank robbery goes wrong. He is confronted by a local citizen with a shotgun.
But this citizen is not out to arrest him: he wants Parker to help him carry out. Ask the Parrot: A Parker Novel - Ebook written by Richard Stark. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices.
Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Ask the Parrot: A Parker Novel/5(7). Stark's prose in ASK THE PARROT is consistent with his other work; it is not grandiose, but its clean, dark narrative voice compels and propels.
Though the book picks up where 's NOBODY RUNS FOREVER leaves off, it is not necessary to have read that work or, for that matter, any of the previous Parker novels to fully appreciate what occurs here. The perils of aiding, abetting and stalking a career criminal.
On the lam after a bank heist goes wrong, Parker (Nobody Runs Forever,etc.) is one sniff ahead of the bloodhounds when Tom Lindahl and his rifle pop up to invite Parker home to his garage-turned-house in the hamlet of ’s been nursing a grudge against his former employer, the Gro-More Racetrack, and thinks Parker.
Get this from a library. Ask the parrot. [Richard Stark] -- Fleeing the authorities after a disastrous bank heist, Parker is rescued by Tom Lindahl, a one-time whistleblower tossed aside by the corrupt political establishment, who has a daring scheme to seek. The only complaint I have is Book 21 and 22 (Breakout and Nobody Runs Forever) are not available in audio, so I had to skip from Firebreak to Ask the Parrot.
Not a deal breaker to enjoy the series as Stark geniously writes each book with a true end, which is always abrupt and unexpected, in a good way,but leaving you wanting more!!.
Ask the Parrot Parker Series, Book 23 Ask the Parrot. Embed; Copy and paste the code into your website. Borrow eBooks, audiobooks, and videos from thousands of public libraries worldwide.
New here. Learn how to read digital books for free. Alex (May – 6 September ) was a grey parrot and the subject of a thirty-year experiment by animal psychologist Irene Pepperberg, initially at the University of Arizona and later at Harvard University and Brandeis Alex was about one year old, Pepperberg bought him at a pet shop.
The name Alex was an acronym for avian language experiment, or avian learning : September 6, (aged 31), Brandeis. Ask the Parrot audiobook, by Donald E. Westlake Racing through the backwoods of Massachusetts and on the verge of being taken down for one of the biggest and most disastrous bank heists the state has ever seen, Parker runs right into the barrel of a gun pointed from the wrong side of the law.
A quiet and angry recluse with only a silent. The book was written in German by a husband and wife team; he wrote the I found it at my local Goodwill Bookstore and was enchanted by the illustrations and the "find the parrot" game of sorts on each page/5. In Ask the Parrot, Parker’s back on the run, dodging dogs, cops, and even a helicopter.
Forced to work with a small-town recluse and a group of fools at a gun club in rural Massachusetts, Parker focuses on getting the cash and getting out. It'll be a deadly day at the races.4/5. alright, so when I do this will it have to be from the terminal in Parrot OS or Mac OS. – Aaron Moore Dec 13 '19 at While this link may answer the question, it is better to include the essential parts of the answer here and provide the link for reference.
Ask the Parrot (eBook): Stark, Richard: On a sunny October afternoon a man is running up a hill. He's not dressed for running. Below him are barking police dogs and waiting up ahead is a stranger--with a rifle, a life full of regrets, and a parrot at home who will mutely witness just how much trouble the runner, Parker, can bring into an ordinary life.
The Parker books usually work well as standalone reads, but Ask The Parrot is too closely tangled with Nobody Runs Forever to be a good starting point for those new to the series. It also leaves several lingering plotlines from that book unresolved, making it a little disappointing for longtime fans.
My only grip with ASK THE PARROT is a minor one: This is now the 24th book in the series, which started back in the s. I guess Parker officially has entered the world of never-aging characters, since I would guess he’d be in his 70s by now.
The newest, “Ask the Parrot,” is the sequel to the ominously titled “Nobody Runs Forever” (), a cliffhanger that left Parker fleeing police tracker dogs after an armored-car holdup. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.
Ask the parrot by Richard Stark; 6 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Fiction, Criminals, Parker (Fictitious character), Detective and mystery stories, Suspense.