The Singer's Gun

Author:   Emily St John Mandel
Publisher:   Perseus Book LLC
ISBN:  

9781282754621


Pages:   287
Publication Date:   23 September 2010
Format:   Electronic book text
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Everyone Anton Waker grew up with is corrupt. His parents deal in stolen goods and his first career is a partnership venture with his cousin Aria selling forged passports and social security cards to illegal aliens. Anton longs for a less questionable way of living in the world and by his late twenties has reinvented himself as a successful middle manager. Then a routine security check suggests that things are not quite what they appear. And Aria begins blackmailing him to do one last job for her. But the seemingly simple job proves to have profound and unexpected repercussions. As Anton s carefully constructed life begins to disintegrate around him, he s forced to choose between loyalty to his family and his desires for a different kind of life. When everyone is willing to use someone else to escape the past, it is up to Anton, on the island of Ischia, to face the ghosts that travel close behind him. Emily St. John Mandel follows up her electric debut with a spellbinding novel of international crime, false identities, the depths and limits of family ties, and the often confusing bonds of love. Taut with suspense, beautifully imagined, full of unexpected corners, desperate choices, betrayals and halftruths with deadly consequences, The Singer s Gun explores the dangerous territory between one s moral compass and the heart s desire.

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Author:   Emily St John Mandel
Publisher:   Perseus Book LLC
Imprint:   Perseus Book LLC
ISBN:  

9781282754621


ISBN 10:   1282754629
Pages:   287
Publication Date:   23 September 2010
Audience:   General/trade ,  General
Format:   Electronic book text
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   In stock   Availability explained
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