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A Stainless Steel Rat is Born - Harry Harrison
A Stainless Steel Rat is Born
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Young Jim diGriz has but one ambition in life - to become a master criminal, perhaps the greatest that his backwater homeworld, Bit O'Heaven, has ever seen. So that he can learn the ropes, he has to mix with the right people - or rather the wrong people. And for this kind of on-the-job training... show more
Young Jim diGriz has but one ambition in life - to become a master criminal, perhaps the greatest that his backwater homeworld, Bit O'Heaven, has ever seen. So that he can learn the ropes, he has to mix with the right people - or rather the wrong people. And for this kind of on-the-job training the best place to meet the worst villains is in prison. But even for a customer as slippery as Jim, getting behind bars isn't easy.So Jim does a bank job, very badly, with the avowed intention of getting himself nicked . . .
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ASIN: B005LB9HHU
Publisher: Gateway
Pages no: 183
Edition language: English
Series: Stainless Steel Rat -3 (#1)
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3.0 A Stainless Steel Rat is Born / Harry Harrison
In this prequel to the Stainless Steel Rat, Slippery Jim is a brash 17-year-old who has left his parents' porcuswine farm, planning to embark on a life of crime. The book opens with Jim bungling a bank job so that he can be arrested and sent to prison, where he plans to learn the art of being a mast...
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thomcat rated it
A very good origin story, with all the standard bits (mentor, daring escape, lessons learned). The beginning was better than the end, which was just okay. Also not as high-tech as the other stories.
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