What do you get when you add together a bottle of whiskey, a bad gambler, a flea-market wig, a plastic gun and a Hungarian bank? $5, 900. And what do you get twenty-nine of these robberies later? The legend of the Whiskey Robber. When the Eastern bloc thawed, some extraordinary stories were revealed. But none is as entertaining as this. Attila Ambrus escaped late-eighties Romania for Hungary - but soon found that living on his wits wasn't getting him very far. Becoming goalie for a third-division ice hockey team brought no fortune and little glory, and his procession of moneymaking ruses fared little better - until he discovered robbery. With a supporting cast of car-wash owners, exotic dancers, drunk army generals and cocaine-snorting Hungarian rappers, Julian Rubinstein's tale is a spectacular debut, immortalizing the most charming outlaw since the Sundance Kid.... following afternoon, however, Laszlo returned to Attilaa#39;s apartment in a sparkling new crimson-colored Jeep Wrangler. Hoppaa#39;r! Then Attila wasna#39;t going to wait, either. He went out and bought a souped-up new red Mitsubishi Eclipse from a guy who ran a nearby acar repairaquot; shop that .... However, someone had purchased a silent alarm system, which rang back to police headquarters soon after he andanbsp;...
|Title||:||Ballad of the Whiskey Robber|
|Publisher||:||Hachette UK - 2013-02-28|