The Hot Kid

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0120150303

By Elmore Leonard

Adapted by Katie Hims

Elmore Leonard's enthralling criminal odyssey is set against the dusty, sun-kissed backdrop of Oklahoma and Kansas during America's Great Depression.

Carl Webster is a rising star in the U.S Marshals Service, one of the elite man-hunters currently chasing the likes of Dillinger, Bonnie and Clyde, and Pretty Boy Floyd across America's Depression-ravaged heartland. Meanwhile, Jack Belmont, the wayward son of an oil millionaire, wants to be public enemy number one. The lives of the cop and robber criss-cross repeatedly before finally confronting in an inevitable show down.

Directed by Sasha Yevtushenko

Critical praise for Elmore Leonard's novel:

"Elmore Leonard is our Prospero, a magician who has given us inspired fun for 50 years. He floats above the action, amused; his motto is surely Puck's "What fools these mortals be." In The Hot Kid, Oklahoma is his version of Shakespeare's enchanted isle in "The Tempest," a brave new world where maids and monsters, outlaws and oilmen, strange creatures all, act out their dubious destinies." - The Washington

Post

"As always, Leonard's prose seems effortless, his dialogue is perfect, and his humor is as dry as a moonshine martini....a terrific pleasure." - Booklist

"The whole sepia-toned caravan, in fact, is so relaxed that even the most violent felonies may leave you smiling. Leonard's gentle epic is as restorative as a month in the country." - Kirkus Reviews.

0220150310

0220150310

By Elmore Leonard

Adapted by Katie Hims

Elmore Leonard's enthralling criminal odyssey is set against the dusty, sepia-toned backdrop of Oklahoma and Kansas during America's Great Depression.

Louly Brown tells of how her letters to Pretty Boy Floyd in prison led to her stealing her step-father's car and running away from home with a bank robber, before meeting the handsome Deputy Marshal Carl Webster at a fatal motel shoot-out. Meanwhile, Jack Belmont's illegal moonshine operation is threatened when his roadhouse is attacked by members of the Klan.

Directed by Sasha Yevtushenko.

0220150310

By Elmore Leonard

Adapted by Katie Hims

Elmore Leonard's enthralling criminal odyssey is set against the dusty, sepia-toned backdrop of Oklahoma and Kansas during America's Great Depression.

Louly Brown tells of how her letters to Pretty Boy Floyd in prison led to her stealing her step-father's car and running away from home with a bank robber, before meeting the handsome Deputy Marshal Carl Webster at a fatal motel shoot-out. Meanwhile, Jack Belmont's illegal moonshine operation is threatened when his roadhouse is attacked by members of the Klan.

Directed by Sasha Yevtushenko.

0320150317

0320150317

Drama. Katie Hims adapts Elmore Leonard's criminal odyssey.

0320150317

Drama. Katie Hims adapts Elmore Leonard's criminal odyssey.

0420150324

By Elmore Leonard

Adapted by Katie Hims

Elmore Leonard's enthralling criminal odyssey is set against the dusty, sun-kissed backdrop of Oklahoma and Kansas during America's Great Depression.

As far as Jack Belmont sees it, the only thing standing between him and realising his dream of becoming America's most wanted criminal is Deputy Marshal Carl Webster. A chance encounter in prison enables Jack to formulate a plan that will put an end to his nemesis once and for all.

Directed by Sasha Yevtushenko.