ALSO BY ANDREW VACHSS
THE BURKE SERIES
Down in the Zero Footsteps of the Hawk
False Allegations Safe House
Choice of Evil Dead and Gone Pain Management Only Child
The Getaway Man Two Trains Running Haiku
This is a work of fiction. Names, characters, places, and incidents either are the product ofthe author’s imagination or are used fictitiously. Any resemblance to actual persons, livingor dead, events, or locales is entirely coincidental.
Copyright ? 2010 by Andrew Vachss
All rights reserved. Published in the United States by Pantheon Books, a division of RandomHouse, Inc., New York, and in Canada by Random House of Canada Limited, Toronto.
Pantheon Books and colophon are registered trademarks of Random House, Inc.
Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data
Vachss, Andrew H.
The weight / Andrew Vachss.
1. Professional thieves—United States—Fiction. 2. Criminals— United States—Fiction. I.Title.
PS3572.A33W45 2010813.54—dc22 2009050945
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About the Author
I know you couldn’t wait any longer to be with Dad, but don’t fret—I’ll be with you bothsoon enough.
I’ve got a few things to take care of first.
Yeah, I know?&hellip