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Why Won’t Crooks Stay Retired In Thrillers?

The lure of a final heist won’t go away for Hollywood criminals

Actor Tom Sizemore in “Heat” / Warner Bros.

“It’s a cliché of thrillers: the bank robber plotting — or lured back for — one final heist,” Geoff Dyer writes in The Last Days of Roger Federer.

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Janice Harayda

Janice Harayda

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Critic, novelist, award-winning journalist. Former book columnist for Glamour and book editor of The Plain Dealer.