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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Mariner Books
Publication date November 8, 2011
Pages 280
Binding Paperback
Edition Reprint
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9780547597195
ISBN-10 0547597193
Dimensions 0.75 by 5.50 by 8.50 in.
Weight 0.60 lbs.
Original list price $14.95
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Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: “A compelling moral fable in the shape of a gritty, twist-filled thriller.”—Wall Street Journal

John Shannon is a petty thief on the run. A three-time loser framed for murder, he knows that he’s facing life in prison—or death by lethal injection. Then, a bizarre text message draws him to a meeting in the dark of night. A foreigner who calls himself the Identity Man offers Shannon an incredible chance to start again: a new face, a new home, a new beginning. In a ruined city trying to rebuild, he gets work as a carpenter, and falls in love. It seems too good to be true—and it is. It turns out this city is crawling with crooked politicians, gangsters, and dirty cops—all of whom seem to want Shannon dead.

Moving through the shambles of a town, he’s got to ferret out the secret of his new life—and fast—if he wants to be left with any life at all.

“A gripping thriller.”—Entertainment Weekly

“A work of intense realism pervaded by sorrow, mercy, hope—and ultimately, transcendence.”—Washington Times


Editions
Hardcover
Book cover for 9781848875357
 
from Atlantic Books (November 1, 2010)
9781848875357 | details & prices | 320 pages | 6.75 × 10.00 × 1.25 in. | 1.20 lbs | List price $27.95
About: A nationwide manhunt is underway for John Shannon, a petty criminal framed for murder.
Paperback
Book cover for 9780547597195
 
The price comparison is for this edition
Reprint edition from Mariner Books (November 8, 2011)
9780547597195 | details & prices | 280 pages | 5.50 × 8.50 × 0.75 in. | 0.60 lbs | List price $14.95
About: “A compelling moral fable in the shape of a gritty, twist-filled thriller.
CD/Spoken Word
Book cover for 9781609981051
 
Unabridged edition from Blackstone Audio Inc (January 11, 2011)
9781609981051 | details & prices | 4.75 × 6.00 × 1.00 in. | 0.60 lbs | List price $29.95
About: John Shannon is on the run facing life in prison, or death by lethal injection.

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