Parker didn’t like people to push him around – not even
3rd Parker novel, a paperback original first edition. If you haven’t read any of the Parker novels, do it. Westlake was a master of the genre. There are plenty of inexpensive reprints so there’s no need to blow a wad of cash.
Title: The Outfit
Author: Richard Stark (pseudonym if Donald E Westlake)
Imprint & Number: Perma M-4292
Cover price: 35¢
Publication date: 1963
Cover artist: Harry Bennett
A film adaptation was released in 1973 featuring Robert Duvall.
Gary Lovisi’s Antique Trader Collectible Paperback Price Guide has this edition valued between $10 and $120, depending on condition.