Chili Palmer
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(3.8 based on 133 ratings)
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    Get Shorty | Elmore Leonard

    Get Shorty

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 18 mins)
    • By Elmore Leonard
    • Narrated By Nick Landrum

    Collecting money for the Mob isn't too different from any other job, reckons Miami loan shark Chili Palmer. He soon finds himself ordered to collect on a bad debt from Leo Devoe, a guy who died in a plane crash. But it turns out Leo isn't dead - he's living it up in Las Vegas on the compensation money. So Chili follows him to Vegas and then on to Hollywood, where he gets drawn into the world of movies....

    great story great read

    the best dialogue ever written. great plot. thick 3d characters. elmore Leonard. what more is there to say. LOVED EVERY WORD

    Reviewed on February 21 2018 by Michael (california)
  • 2
    Be Cool  | Elmore Leonard

    Be Cool

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 47 mins)
    • By Elmore Leonard
    • Narrated By Campbell Scott
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready

    The sequel to Chili Palmer's hit movie Get Leo tanked, and now Chili's itching for a comeback. So when a power-lunch with record label executive and former associate Tommy Athens ends in a mob hit, he soon finds himself in an unlikely alliance with organized crime detective Darryl Holmes and the likely next target of Russian gangsters. But where others see danger, Chili Palmer sees story possibilities.

    Fantastic dialogue!

    Elmore Leonard's novels translate so well to audio. I believe the reason for that is the spot-on dialogue. In the front flap of <i>Rum Punch</i>..Show More »

    Reviewed on September 04 2005 by Jerret (Crockett, VA, USA)