June 1969, New York. John Dortmunder is approached to carry out a heist by one of his former accomplices, Kelp, an expert in stealing cars.
The plan is to take advantage of an African art exhibition to steal its star attraction - an emerald worth half a million dollars - for an obscure African state where the invaluable stone has special importance.
Though reluctant to do it and ill-at-ease when meeting the silent partner behind the operation, Dortmunder lets himself be convinced and starts to recruit the crack team that will nab the emerald...
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 93 pages, chiefly col. Illustrations
- Publisher: SelfMadeHero
- Publication Date: 06/03/2010
- Category: Comics and Graphic Novels
- ISBN: 9781906838140