By Irwin Shaw
Irwin Shaw's gripping ultimate novel a couple of mysterious mobile name that threatens to derail a man's lifeRoger Damon is a literary agent on the best of his box, yet with one nameless mobile name, his lifestyles starts to solve. The caller calls for a gathering and threatens Roger with day trip earlier transgressions. to spot the mysterious harasser, Roger reexamines his existence and searches for clues in previous successes and screw ups. yet every one new lead brings larger danger—for him and his friends and family. quickly, Damon realizes that if he doesn't locate his tormentor, his tormentor will probably locate him. This publication beneficial properties an illustrated biography of Irwin Shaw together with infrequent pictures and never-before-seen files from the author's property.
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Acceptable Losses by Irwin Shaw