"A fall-down artist" is a person who collects insurance as compensation for a fictitious injury. Investigator Carroll Dorsey has become a specialist in such cases, working for lawyers and insurance companies to separate the honest from the frauds. What he begins to find is not individual chicanery, but an elaborate and sinister pattern. Dorsey works out of his home city of Pittsburgh, traveling to the depressed steel mill towns of the Allegheny/Monogehela Valley. Unemployment has bred desperation and anger among the hard ...

Fall-Down Artist 1997, Avon Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780380730629

Mass-market paperback

The Fall-Down Artist 1994, St. Martin's Press

ISBN-13: 9780312104610