One of SF's most beloved rogues: the Stainless Steel Rat
Slippery Jim DiGriz is the Stainless Steel Rat: the galaxy's greatest interstellar thief and con artist. For novel upon novel, the Rat has outfoxed the forces of conventionality, cutting a stylish swathe through dozens of star systems-and stealing the hearts of thousands of readers.
Now three of the Rat's greatest exploits are collected in a single volume. In "e;A Stainless Steel Rat Is Born,"e; we see the origin and early days of Jim DiGriz's brilliant criminal career, as our underworld hero is forced to work for the Good Guys. Conscripted again in"e; The Stainless Steel Rat Gets Drafted,"e; this time into a planetary army, the Rat must avenge the murder of his mentor-in-crime. And in "e;The Stainless Steel Rat Sings the Blues,"e; Slippery Jim must retrieve a missing alien artifact, while disguised as a futuristic rock-and-roller...or forfeit his life.