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Piano Man

Gilpatrick, Noreen

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ISBN 10: 0312054920 / ISBN 13: 9780312054922
Published by St Martins Pr, 1991
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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0312054920 Very good in very good dust jacket. VG+ and VG+ Sewn binding. Paper over boards. 424 p. Audience: General/trade. Bookseller Inventory # 0003056

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Title: Piano Man

Publisher: St Martins Pr

Publication Date: 1991

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Edition: First edition..

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Piano Man

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Gilpatrick's outstanding first novel, winner of the first annual "Malice Domestic" contest, is set on an unnamed island off the coast of Washington State. What should be an idyllic retreat turns into a treacherous environment for Paul Whiteman, an ex-concert pianist anonymously hired by wealthy islander Ben Murdoch to repair and rebuild mysteriously damaged pianos. The world-weary Whitman arrives lamenting his failed marriage to a demanding wife. At first, he has no clue as to his elusive employer's identity. Almost immediately, however, Paul learns that something is amok on the island--all the strings from the battered pianos are missing, he has a near-fatal accident in the woods and the old-time islanders are keeping a close eye on him. Town gossip Grace Duncan becomes Paul's only confidant, revealing to him the islanders' secrets. Paul ties together clues when he learns more about Murdoch's family tragedy: his mercurial Swedish wife, a talented pianist, left him, sending their semiretarded son, Jason, into a tailspin of rage and, as many islanders suspect, murder. With deft pacing, Gilpatrick keeps the reader on edge as the death toll continues to rise. Only Paul is astute enough to find holes in the theory blaming grisly attacks with piano strings on Jason, a realization that brings him face to face with the devastating truth. An auspicious debut.
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