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The good thief, a novel by Hannah Tinti

Label
The good thief
Title
The good thief
Statement of responsibility
a novel by Hannah Tinti
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Author
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "Twelve-year-old Ren is missing his left hand. How it was lost is a mystery that Ren has been trying to solve for his entire life, as well as who his parents are, and why he was abandoned as an infant at Saint Anthony's Orphanage for boys. He longs for a family to call his own and is terrified of the day he will be sent alone into the world." "But then a young man named Benjamin Nab appears, claiming to be Ren's long-lost brother, and his convincing tale of how Ren lost his hand and his parents persuades the monks at the orphanage to release the boy and to give Ren some hope. But is Benjamin really who he says he is? Journeying through a New England of whaling towns and meadowed farmlands, Ren is introduced to a vibrant world of hardscrabble adventure filled with outrageous scam artists, grave robbers, and petty thieves. If he stays, Ren becomes one of them. It he goes, he's lost once again. As Ren begins to find clues to his hidden parentage he comes to suspect that Benjamin not only holds the key to his future, but to his past as well."--BOOK JACKET
  • Growing up in a New England orphanage unaware of his family and of how he had lost his left hand as an infant, twelve-year-old Ren is terrified of the future, until a young man shows up claiming to be his long-lost brother, with whom he embarks on an adventure-filled odyssey of scam artists, petty criminals, and resurrection men
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3620.I56
LC item number
G66 2008
Literary form
fiction
The good thief, a novel by Hannah Tinti
Label
The good thief, a novel by Hannah Tinti
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
133836
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Dimensions
22 cm.
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Extent
327 pages
Isbn
9780755307463
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2008013507
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) TC133836
  • (BNAtoc) 2008013507
  • (OCoLC)217262979
  • (OCoLC)217262979
  • 12366381
  • (AuCNLKIN)000042915947
  • (Nz)12366381

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