Beggarman, Thief

Beggarman, Thief

eBook - 2013
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Revenge ?may be the only route to redemption for both Wesley and his enigmatic, murdered fatherIn Irwin Shaw's celebrated novel Rich Man, Poor Man, the Jordache clan was divided and scattered by the forces of American culture and capitalism after World War II. In this potent sequel, the family reunites after a terrible act of violence. Wesley never really knew his father, Tom, the black sheep of the Jordache family. Driven by his sorrow ?and a need for justice, Wesley uncovers surprising truths about his estranged family's complicated past.?Focused, forceful, and deeply moving, Beggarman, Thief is a stunning novel by a true American literary master.This ebook features an illustrated biography of Irwin Shaw including rare images and never-before-seen documents from the author's estate.
Publisher: [S.I.] : Open Road Media, 2013.
ISBN: 9781480408135
Branch Call Number: eBOOK OVERDRI
Additional Contributors: OverDrive, Inc

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athompson10 Mar 18, 2017

Long ago, remember reading and liking "Rich Man, Poor Man" but not this one; just re-read it and it is horrible. Major continuity errors from first novel, plus it meanders with no plot and no depth. Much of it is very minor characters from the first book retelling its events, often in the exact same language. This reads like the author either did this book for a fat payday, or died and some hack decided to do a sequel. Do not waste your time.

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