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Shooting Angels

Christopher Hope

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ISBN 10: 1848873387 / ISBN 13: 9781848873384
Published by Atlantic Books, 2011
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Title: Shooting Angels

Publisher: Atlantic Books

Publication Date: 2011

Book Condition:Good

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"There is everything you don't know," said Joe Angel, with a vulpine grin, as his limousine pulled away leaving Charlie Croker in a cloud of dust by the side of the road. Somehow the most famous businessman in the country had found Charlie in the backwater where he had been hiding all these years and arrived unannounced to give him an envelope of money and a simple message: come back to the Capital to learn what really happened to Constanza—the woman he loved—on that terrible night decades before. At first, Charlie is furious that Joe would just reappear with such an outrageous demand. He soon realizes a fire has been relit; one he thought had been extinguished by long years in the wilderness. But by the time Charlie returns to the city to meet Joe, the tycoon is dead. And so begins Charlie Croker's epic journey into his own past. It is an odyssey which seems, at times, to lead straight to the broken heart of the country itself. After a lifetime spent trying to forget, Charlie realizes that there can, finally, be a reckoning with those he has loved, those he has betrayed, and the guilt that has been suffocating him.

About the Author:

Christopher Hope is the author of nine novels and one collection of short stories, including Kruger's Alp, which won the Whitbread Prize for Fiction, Serenity House, which was shortlisted for the Booker Prize, and My Mother's Lovers. He is also a poet and playwright, and author of the celebrated memoir White Boy Running.

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