Humans by Donald E. Westlake

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Prolific author Donald E. Westlake has won three prestigious Edgar Awards from the Mystery Writers of America, and his screenplay for The Grifters was nominated for an Academy Award. Now he delivers a one-of-a-kind fantasy thriller, an epic struggle of good versus evil. Heaven and hell and everything in-between get in on the act, for the stakes are high, and the outcome is out of this world.
 

About Donald E. Westlake

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Author Donald E. Westlake was born in Brooklyn, New York on July 12, 1933. He attended colleges in New York, but did not graduate. He wrote more than 100 novels and 5 screenplays throughout his lifetime. He also wrote under numerous pseudonyms including Richard Stark, Tucker Coe, and Samuel Holt. Almost 20 of his novels were adapted into films and he created the television series, The Father Dowling Mysteries. He is a three-time winner of the Edgar Award from the Mystery Writers of America and was nominated for an Academy Award for his screenplay for The Grifters. He was also named a Mystery Writers of America Grand Master in 1993. He died of a heart attack on December 31, 2008 at the age of 75.
 
Published February 1, 1992 by Mysterious Press. 355 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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All we know is that for the plan to work, Ananayel must get five very different people from around the world — a Russian victim of Chernobyl, an HIV-infected Kenyan prostitute, a Brazilian singer, a Chinese student-revolutionary, and a small-time American burglar — to converge on upstate New ...

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A bored God sends the angel Ananayel to earth to ``announce, and to effect, the end of the World'' in Westlake's first venture into science fiction.

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