The Getaway (novel)

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The Getaway
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First edition
Author Jim Thompson
Country United States
Language English
Genre Crime fiction
Publisher Signet
Publication date
1958
Media type Print

The Getaway is a 1958 crime novel by Jim Thompson.[1][2]

Plot[edit]

Doc McCoy pulls off what he thinks is the perfect a bank robbery, but there are things he has forgotten, a treacherous partner, his amateur criminal wife, and that there is no such thing as a clean getaway.

Film adaptations[edit]

The novel has been adapted into films twice. The 1972 film version of The Getaway starred Steve McQueen and Ali MacGraw.[1] The 1994 film version of The Getaway starred Alec Baldwin and Kim Basinger.[2]

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