By William McGivern
McGivern's electrifying and intricate crime novel brings jointly misfits--one black, one white--with not anything left to lose and not anything yet one another. whilst the 2 workforce up for a financial institution theft, the losers are approximately to play a sucker guess with their lives. The vintage motion picture edition of Odds opposed to the United States starred Harry Belafonte and Robert Ryan.
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For a few seconds she stood looking down at him, analyzing the worried frown on his face. “Honey, listen to me,” she said. ” “Sure, sure,” he said. “I’m not some wild dog you have to tiptoe around. I can listen. ” She knelt beside him and pressed one of his hands tightly against her breast. “You know I love you, Earl. ” He felt smothered and trapped, but the yielding, supplicant position of her body brought a strange constriction to his throat; he touched her smooth hair awkwardly. “Yes, Lory, I know that.
Because they shaded somebody on the Odds Against Tomorrow 50 payoff. That’s where the trouble starts. You got a sorehead who can always blow a whistle on you. He took the same risks as everybody else, but he didn’t get the same kind of payoff. When he’s broke and has a few drinks, it all boils over and he talks. That’s how the experts get their big smart tails kicked into jail. But it won’t happen to us. ” Novak stood and put his empty glass on the dresser. “I’ve spent time and dough looking for this particular bank, and I don’t want any trouble—now or later.
There was a drugstore behind them, and Earl smiled faintly as he looked at it; that was where things would start tomorrow night. At a few minutes after eight. . Then they followed the timetable, each man swinging into action on a split-second schedule.
Odds Against Tomorrow by William McGivern