Put a Lid on It

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Donald E. Westlake

Narrated By: William Dufris

Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks

Date: May 2002

Duration: 6 hours 54 minutes

Summary:

The critically acclaimed, bestselling author of The Ax and The Hook is back in rare form as he introduces Meehan, a character who keeps the lid from blowing off Washington politics. Meehan, a career thief staring at life without parole, is awaiting sentencing at the Manhattan Correctional Center when he is called to a meeting by someone masquerading as his lawyer. The man, it turns out, represents the presidential reelection campaign committee now finding itself in need of a little professional help. So they outsource Meehan in return for a walk from all pending criminal charges. All he has to do is steal a compromising video tape before the other side springs an October Surprise on the president. A shrewd burglar, Meehan bites-and shows just how easy Watergate would have been had they left it to the professionals.

"[Westlake has a] long-perfected ability to blend incredible smartness with an ever entertaining degree of smart-aleck impudence."--Amazon.com, editorial review

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