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The letter writer : a novel, Dan Fesperman

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The letter writer : a novel
Title
The letter writer
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Dan Fesperman
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"From the author of Unmanned: a riveting new thriller that unfolds in New York City four months after the attack on Pearl Harbor--a story that pits the guardians of possibly traitorous secrets against two men who are intent on bringing those secrets to light. February 1942: Woodrow Cain arrives in New York City from a small North Carolina town having left behind a wife (who'd abandoned him), a daughter, and a career as a police officer marred by questions about his possible complicity in his partner's murder. A job in the NYPD gives him what he hopes will be a new beginning, and it's on the job that he meets a man called Danzinger. Dressed like a "strange old mystic," Danzinger nonetheless has the manners of a man of means and education and speaks five languages. And he can help Cain identify the body just found floating in the Hudson River. But who exactly is Danzinger? A writer of letters for illiterate immigrants on Manhattan's Lower East Side, he has seemingly boundless knowledge of the city and its denizens. And he seems to know much more than he's telling Cain: not just about the identity of the dead man, but about the how and why of his death, and how it puts Cain--and perhaps his daughter and the woman he's fallen in love with--in harm's way. But even Danzinger can't see that the more he and Cain investigate, the nearer they are to the center of a web of corruption, abject cynicism, and possibly traitorous activities from which they may never be able to extricate themselves"--
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Title
The letter writer
Creator
Summary
Taking a job with the NYPD four months after the attack on Pearl Harbor, a former small-town cop investigates the discovery of a body in the Hudson with the assistance of a mysterious, well-educated man who has uncanny knowledge of the city and its denizens
Subject
Genre
Story line
Pace
Tone
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10482598
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3556.E778
LC item number
L48 2016
Literary form
fiction
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True
Target audience
adult
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Dan Fesperman
The letter writer : a novel, Dan Fesperman
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The letter writer : a novel, Dan Fesperman
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"This is a Borzoi book."
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Control code
ocn911593886
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Dimensions
25 cm
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Edition
First edition.
Extent
371 pages
Isbn
9781101875063
Lccn
2015037235
System control number
(OCoLC)911593886

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