Multcolib My Librarian Lisa: the allure of the three handed woman

L.A. Outlaws
L.A. Outlaws A Novel By Parker, T. Jefferson Book - 2008 FICTION PARKER All copies in use Availability details

Annotation:L.A. is gripped by the exploding celebrity of Allison Murrieta, real identity unknown, a modern-day Jesse James with the compulsion to steal beautiful things, the vanity to invite the media along, and the conscience to donate her bounty to charity, and it is up to rookie deputy Charlie Hood to stop her. Charlie Hood's debut is a rollicking beginning to this series.

Shakespeare's Macbeth
Shakespeare's Macbeth By Sexton, Adam Book - 2008 GN SEXTON Available in some locations

Annotation:Pushing her husband to murder his king in order to fulfill a prophecy, Lady Macbeth becomes Queen of Scotland…until her bloody deeds weigh too heavily on her. Check out an original three handed woman in graphic novel form.

The Grifters
The Grifters By Thompson, Jim Book - 1990 MYSTERY THOMPSON 1990

Annotation:This story of a con man, his mother, and his girlfriend, and the ways in which they prey on each other features two three handed women for the ages!

The Maltese Falcon
The Maltese Falcon By Hammett, Dashiell Book - 1992 MYSTERY HAMMETT Available in some locations

Annotation:A treasure worth killing for. Sam Spade, a slightly shopworn private eye with his own solitary code of ethics. A perfumed grafter named Joel Cairo, a fat man name Gutman, and Brigid O'Shaughnessy, a beautiful and treacherous woman whose loyalties shift at the drop of a dime. Classic femme fatale.

The Grifters
The Grifters DVD - 2002 DVD Drama GRIFTERS All copies in use Availability details Holds: 1 on 4 copies

Annotation:This film really IS as good as the book. Seeing these con women in action provides entertainment galore!

The Lady Eve
The Lady Eve DVD - 2001 DVD Comedy LADY Available in some locations

Annotation:A man and his daughter con people on an ocean liner. Then, like any good romantic comedy, she falls for the mark. But when the heir gets wise to her gold-digging ways, she must plot to re-conquer his heart.

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