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Thieves' Dozen

Donald E. Westlake. Mysterious Press, $16.99 (183pp) ISBN 978-0-446-69302-8

Mystery NOTES Donald E. Westlake's irresistible Thieves' Dozen collects all 10 tales of his hapless thief John Dortmunder, most of which appeared in Playboy. The author provides an amusing introduction as well as an 11th tale, original to this volume, that features his crook hero under a pseudonym or at least a character a lot like Dortmunder.(Apr)