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8 edition of Rum punch found in the catalog.

Rum punch

  • 261 Want to read
  • 38 Currently reading

Published by Delacorte Press in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Illegal arms transfers -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementElmore Leonard.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3562.E55 R8 1992
    The Physical Object
    Pagination297 p. ;
    Number of Pages297
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1557881M
    ISBN 10038530143X, 0385307659
    LC Control Number91038738

    Also, in addition to reviewing the book, let me plug the audiobook read by Joe Mantegna. Some in green, must be the coneheads' new spring shade. Stay on the sidewalk or they liable to hit you over the head. Not only did this smaller portion take up much less room on board but it didn't spoil on the long journeys. A Victorian romance, it isn't. You want to see her?

    What I'm thinking of doing, introducing Big Guy to Melanie. But I digress, back to story of punch and its origins. Stay on the sidewalk or they liable to hit you over the head. Pretty soon the jackboys appeared, the kids with their Chinese guns, curved banana clips, looking at the men on the ground and then toward the house. If you haven't read any of Elmore Leonard's 45 published novels, Rum Punch is a great place to start. It was fast moving and held me throughout.

    So the viewers get to hear that dumb Delfonics song more than once instead of the scene in the book where Urdell and crew rob the Nazi bikers. And that's just the beginning of what Abby discovers on her island adventure: family dynamic with drama and secrets, new friendships, reasserting sibling relationships, romance, and a journey of self-discovery all waits her on the beautiful Caribbean island of St. The plot is complex, but not a brain-buster. Also, in addition to reviewing the book, let me plug the audiobook read by Joe Mantegna. Louis could feel it. Rum Punch combines orange, pineapple, lime, and lemon juice with ginger ale and three different kinds of rum for a delicious large batch Caribbean inspired cocktail for summer parties!


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Rum punch book

A grown-up skinhead Nazi. Vintage Elmore: "He saw the two bikers standing in kind of a crouch with their rifles, shoulders hunched, looking this way, nearer the house now than the gun range.

Jon I decided to read this one, since it offered the continued adventures of the two hapless kidnappers from Switch, which I read a few weeks ago. Plot summary[ edit ] Set in the South Florida cities of West Palm Beach and MiamiRum Punch follows Jackie Burke, a forty-four-year-old stewardess for Rum punch book bottom-rung airline, who has been smuggling illegal cash into the U.

Man that has more guns'n you ever saw in your life. What Rum Punch sounds like - regarding dialogue - is a verbatim transcript from living, breathing people. Man that has more guns'n you ever saw in your life.

In addition to all the cops-and-robbers stuff, we're captivated by the mystery of how this couple will handle their situation. According to Jeff Berry, it called for "4 barrels of beer, 25 gallons of West India rum, 30 gallons of New England rum, 34 pounds of loaf sugar, 25 pounds of brown sugar and lemons.

Jackie said. Hopelessly caught between two no-win scenarios, both dooming her to lifelong poverty as she's too old to start over again, a desperate Jackie devises a secret, risky plan of her own to double-cross Ordell and the police, save herself, and secure her future.

I love an author who can toss a billion main characters into one big pot and produce something delicious — and that is what happens with Rum Punch. As the world became busier so slow unhurried drinking became a thing of the past.

You put the acidity back in that's been distilled out, so you use lemon juice; you sweeten it to balance that - they liked sweet wines back then - and I think, most importantly almost, is you dilute it back, you put the water back in, so you end up with something that's about the strength of wine.

When he writes dialogue, it doesn't matter if the speaker is from the inner city or the rural hinterlands, you can read it. Written more than a decade later, and much, much darker, it fascinated me for a while.

The punch was supposedly made of "rum, water, lime-juice, egg yolk, sugar with a little nutmeg scrap'd on top. Louis heard the sound of automatic weapons, not as loud as he heard them in Ordell's gun movie or in any movie he had ever seen, and watched the two bikers drop where they were standing seem to collapse, fall without firing a shot, the sound of the automatic weapons continuing until finally it stopped.

The ending is also different, but I still hummed th Street when I finished reading it. We gonna move on ahead, fight through the crowd here," Ordell said, bringing Louis along.

There's a refreshing lack of political correctness. Origins of the name punch Popular belief has it that name 'punch' originates from the Hindi word for 'five', a reference to the traditional number of ingredients: sour lime or lemonsugar, spirit rum, brandy or arrackwater and spice nutmeg.

It became very fashionable to visit the docks and drink a bowl of punch with the sailors. Indeed, by the time the grandfather of bartending, Jerry Thomas wrote his guide punches were already a thing of the past. Finally read my first last year, going to try to get to a few more this year.

We meet the corruptthe semi-corrupt, and the uncorruptible. It's set in Miami, all about gun-running and dope. I loved watching her make friends some quite funfind her passion, balance love interests, uncover deep hidden family secrets and ultimately find herself.

Louis was positive now. The reason they were here watching skinheads and coneheads marching up the street. And the world the characters inhabit is described in enough detail that we get a clear picture.

[PDF] Rum Punch Book (Ordell Robbie & Louis Gara) Free Download (304 pages)

What did I find?"Rum Punch" is a fast-moving book which works as effective crime fiction and as writing with its characterization and style. The book was filmed by Quentin Tarrantino under the title "Jackie Brown". The Library of America, which aims to publish the best in American literature, has included "Rum Punch" in its three volume collection of crime 4/5(1).

Oct 13,  · Leonard’s story of a not-altogether-blameless flight attendant on the run from her vicious gun-running sometime employer who sees her as a troublesome loose end, Rum Punch is “the King Daddy of crime writers” (Seattle Times) at his sharpest and most ingeniously entertaining.

That's a fact. A Victorian romance, it isn't. What Rum Punch sounds like - regarding dialogue - is a verbatim transcript from living, breathing people. And the world the characters inhabit is described in enough detail that we get a clear picture.

Rum Punch Regrets

If you haven't read any of Elmore Leonard's 45 published novels, Rum Punch is a great place to /5(12). Leonard’s story of a not-altogether-blameless flight attendant on the run from her vicious gun-running sometime employer who sees her as a troublesome loose end, Rum Punch is “the King Daddy of crime writers” (Seattle Times) at his sharpest and most ingeniously entertaining.

May 22,  · Anne Kemp's book, Rum Punch Regrets is a fun and intriguing story of two sisters and what happens to them as life throws them a curve. It also is fun to envision oneself on St.

Kitts along with Abby George. To me, this book is a page turner as I wanted to find out what was going to happen with each new situation that arose/5. Rum Punch () About book: I picked up a copy of Rum Punch from a place I was staying on a recent vacation.

Having somehow missed it among all the Elmore Leonard I had read, having also solid reason to believe it would lie neglected on the shelf where I found it, I decided to give it a new home.