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Unknown Terrorist, The

Flanagan, Richard

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ISBN 10: 0802118518 / ISBN 13: 9780802118516
Published by Grove Press, New York, 2006
Condition: As New Hardcover
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The first edition was published by Picador, This is apparently the first US edition, published in 2007 by Grove. Savvy Readers Have Learned to Beware of Books That Arrive with a Lot of Hype, But Flanagan won the BOoker Prize with the novel that came after this one. An UNREAD Copy in AS NEW Condition, SIGNED By the Author on 2 May 2007. Bookseller Inventory # 070515

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Title: Unknown Terrorist, The

Publisher: Grove Press, New York

Publication Date: 2006

Binding: Cloth

Book Condition:As New

Dust Jacket Condition: As New

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: First Edition, SIGNED By the Author.

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From the internationally acclaimed author of Gould’s Book of Fish comes an astonishing new novel, a riveting portrayal of a society driven by fear. What would you do if you turned on the television and saw you were the most wanted terrorist in the country? Gina Davies is about to find out when, after a night spent with an attractive stranger, she becomes a prime suspect in the investigation of an attempted terrorist attack. In The Unknown Terrorist , one of the most brilliant writers working in the English language today turns his attention to the most timely of subjects  what our leaders tell us about the threats against us, and how we cope with living in fear. Chilling, impossible to put down, and all too familiar, The Unknown Terrorist is a relentless tour de force that paints a devastating picture of a contemporary society gone haywire, where the ceaseless drumbeat of terror alert levels, newsbreaks, and fear of the unknown pushes a nation ever closer to the breaking point.

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RICHARD FLANAGAN was born in Longford, Tasmania, in 1961. His novels—Death of a River Guide, The Sound of One Hand Clapping and Gould’s Book of Fish: A Novel in Twelve Fish (winner of the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize for Overall Best Book)—have been published in 26 countries. He also directed the feature film of The Sound of One Hand Clapping and most recently collaborated with director Baz Luhrmann (Moulin Rouge) on the screenplay of Luhrmann’s forthcoming epic, Australia.

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