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Island

Perry, Thomas

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ISBN 10: 0399133275 / ISBN 13: 9780399133275
Published by G. P. Putnam's Sons, 2009
Condition: Fine Soft cover
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0399133275 SIGNED American Uncorrected Poof. Signed on the title page by author. Published by G. P. Putnam's Sons in 2009. Contains numberline 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10. Covers are in Very Good + condition. Very light crease to bottom corner of front cover. Covers are clean and bright. Edges are sharp. No tears or creases. The book itself is in Fine condition with no bumps or marks. The binding is straight and tight. NO remainder mark. Oversize and heavy items may require additional postage.; Signed By Author. Bookseller Inventory # 8502333

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Title: Island

Publisher: G. P. Putnam's Sons

Publication Date: 2009

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition:Fine

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: First Edition.

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A husband-and-wife con team, a soldier of fortune, and others become involved in a dangerous money-making scheme when they take over a tiny Caribbean island

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This absorbing adventure should reap even more raves than did Perry's award-winner, The Butcher's Boy, and its successors. Exciting, funny and moving moments blend in events set afoot by Harry and Emma Erskine, abetted by fellow con artists. Flying from a mobster Harry cheated, the couple land in Miami where they enlist a Caribbean smuggler, Lord Carnavaron, in a new scam. Aboard his boat, the three travel to various locales where they recruit other partners on the way to Harry's objective, an uninhabited island far off the shipping lanes. The companions turn the place into an exotic attraction for wealthy vacationers who fulfill Harry's dream of the riches he and his friends intend to accumulate. But they have established the island as an independent country, home to uprooted Caribbeans, and its affluence draws the attention of secret government agencies as well as the Mafia. Here the story builds into unexpected, irresistible dimensions. As armies attempt to take over the country, the author intensifies our feelings for his beguiling group, roguesrogues in name only.
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