The Ice Harvest (novel)

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The Ice Harvest
2000 Picador hardcover edition cover
Author Scott Phillips
Country United States
Language English
Genre Crime, Mystery
Publisher Ballantine Books
Publication date
October 2000
Media type Print (Hardcover)
Pages 224 pp
ISBN 0-345-44018-8
OCLC 45125622
813/.6 21
LC Class PS3566.H515 I25 2000
Followed by The Walkaway

The Ice Harvest is a debut novel by Scott Phillips. The story, set in 1979, was published to wide acclaim in 2000.[1]

Plot summary[edit]

It is Christmas Eve in Wichita, Kansas and snowing steadily. The streets are deserted, traffic is light and most people have returned home for the start of the festivities. But family get-togethers are the last thing on Charlie Arglist's mind, and home is the last place he needs to be. For Charlie has to get out of town, having stolen nearly a million dollars. In nine and a half hours, to be precise.

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Film, TV or theatrical adaptations[edit]

It was adapted into a film of the same name in 2005.

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