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The escape artist

David Wagoner

The escape artist

a novel.

by David Wagoner

  • 397 Want to read
  • 14 Currently reading

Published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux in New York .
Written in English


Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ4.W1354 Es, PS3545.A345 Es
The Physical Object
Pagination244 p.
Number of Pages244
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5942861M
LC Control Number65013728
OCLC/WorldCa1387568


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Susanna Miller is the escape artist of the title - because of her instinct to run whenever life bears down upon her. And this story details her biggest escape as she abducts her so I've read several Diane Chamberlain books and seem to end of liking them all (except one, really) in spite of the fact that believability is an issue for me in her stories.4/5.

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It is so far a standalone novel, but given the book’s ending, I wouldn’t be surprised if it turned out to become the first in a new series.

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Helen Fremont’s second memoir, “The Escape Artist,” builds on the traumatic discoveries of her first, “After Long Silence.”. Together, Nola and Zig will either reveal a sleight of hand being played at the highest levels of power or die trying to uncover the US Army's most mysterious secret--a centuries-old conspiracy that traces back through history to the greatest escape artist of all: Harry Houdini.

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See what awaits you beyond the next door. Brad Meltzer Announces Book Tour Info For His Upcoming Thriller, ‘The Escape Artist’ – The Real Book Spy says: Janu at pm [ ] better off not knowing much about it when you dive in, but you can read my spoiler-free review here for additional details.

In The Escape Artist, Helen Fremont unravels the individual threads knotted together in her own family, untangling the agreed-upon tales her family made up—to survive, to retain their image of themselves—from the realities she experienced as a daughter and sister in that family.

Scorching, witty, and ultimately redemptive, The Escape Artist is a powerful contribution to the memoir shelf. Read Praise and Reviews. Hear a short (2 minute) segment on The Drum Literary Magazine “Safe and Sound” mini-cast, first episode. Watch a 47 minute YouTube book talk with Helen Epstein hosted by the Museum of Jewish Heritage.

The escape artist Interesting but brad tends too drag things out. Gets boring with all the verbiage. Forget the filler and stick to the storyline. Yowzawowza, 08/28/ HUH. I’m with Jaykk This book is purely awful, with implausible characters and undisciplined writing.

Any comparisons with Stieg Larsson are a huge reach. purplehenry /5(). The Escape Artist, then, as the title suggests, is Fremont unbound. And yet the book’s very existence confirms a stubborn, and more global, truth: When it comes to 3/4(4).

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With The Escape Artist, Brad Meltzer returns with his first novel in three also marks two decades since his first published book — the best-selling and still-beloved The Tenth Justice.

In addition to The Escape Artist, Helen Fremont is the author of the national bestseller After Long works of fiction and nonfiction have appeared in numerous journals and anthologies, including Prize Stories: The O.

Henry Awards, Ploughshares, and The Harvard Review.A graduate of the Warren Wilson MFA Program for Writers, she has been a teaching fellow at both Bread Loaf and the Released on: Febru   The Escape Artist - Ebook written by Brad Meltzer. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices.

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This is a story of a Susanna, a single mother's fight for her only child as she looses custody to her ex-husband and his new /5(5). REVIEWS: The Escape Artist: NY Journal of Books Kirkus GoodReads Book Companion #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER. WHO IS NOLA BROWN. Nola is a mystery.

Nola is trouble. And Nola is supposed to be dead. Her body was found on a plane that mysteriously fell from the sky as it left a secret military base in the Alaskan wilderness. “The Escape Artist, a brilliant work of historical fiction fast-paced and gorgeously written novel” —Liberty Press Set in the brothels and gangster dens of Jewish Buenos Aires at the beginning of the twentieth century, The Escape Artist catapults us into the lives of Sofia Teitelbaum and Hankus Lubarsky.4/5(1).

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The Escape Artist is a medical based mystery thriller written by Brad Meltzer. It is the first chapter of the Zig Zigarowski novel series written by the novelist. The narration of this novel is its strongest part. It is led by Scott Brick in an effortless manner, who is regarded as one of the finest narrators of his time and even beyond.

"THE ESCAPE ARTIST is a treat, as are any of the great fiction and nonfiction works Meltzer has created. It may very well produce the most desired magic trick for Meltzer as he watches copies of it disappear off bookstore shelves worldwide." While Zig may represent the moral center of the book, Nola is its heart and soul.

Early life. Brad Meltzer was born on April 1, He grew up in Brooklyn, New York, and then moved to South Florida, where he graduated from North Miami Beach Senior High School in He earned a degree from the University of Michigan, the first in his immediate family to attend a four-yearMeltzer lived in Beacon Hill, Boston, Massachusetts with roommate, fellow comic Nationality: American.

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This cover image released by Grand Central Publishing shows “The Escape Artist,” a thriller by Brad Meltzer. (Grand Central Publishing via AP) Nola Brown is the army’s artist-in-residence.Book Now | The Escape Artist KC | Kansas City Make a booking in one of our three puzzles.