Digger Doherty is a smalltime Boston crook who went to Vegas for a few days and blew a lot of money that he didn’t have. Now he has to figure something out.
It seems like all of George V. Higgins’ books—, —involve lowlifes who like to talk. A lot. He had a wonderful ear for dialogue. Surprisingly, none of his books seem to have been adapted for the stage and only The Friends of Eddie Coyle was filmed.