Joseph Michael Ballista—“Joey Ballistic” to his Mob buddies—knows most of the ways to make an illegal buck, or “left-handed dollar”. That’s why he’s in trouble again. But his crafty lawyer, Lucille Lettermore—“Lefty Lucy” to just about every prosecutor she’s ever humiliated in court—is determined to free him by getting all his previous convictions set aside, beginning with one for attempted murder. She hires Detroit private detective Amos Walker to investigate the old crime.
"Sly and witty"