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MY LIFE IN FULL
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An intimate and powerful memoir by the trailblazing former CEO of PepsiCo

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The Good Thief
Hannah Tinti
Arabella Stein
Classification : General & Literary Fiction
Pub Date : Mar 02, 2009
Imprint : Headline Review
Page Extent : 352
Binding : PB
ISBN : 9780755350049
Price : 520

About the book

Set in the wild, seamy and extremely strange America of the nineteenth century: a historical novel so brilliantly-written, so richly involving and so touching that you never want it to end.

Young Ren is missing his parents and a hand and doesn't know what happened to any of them.  So he is beginning to fear that he will never be claimed from his cold New England orphanage: that his dream of a family - of a life - will come to nothing.
  But one day a glamorous stranger arrives at the orphanage.  To Ren's astonishment, the handsome, charming Benjamin Nab says he is his brother, come to bring him home. And even when his stories grow more and more extraordinary, when he puts Ren's life in danger again and again and sets him first to theft and then to grave-robbing, Ren cannot quite abandon hope. That one day all the hunger and danger and unwanted excitement will be worth it, that he will find a family, at last.  But whether Benjamin is to be trusted is another story


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Hannah Tinti
Hannah Tinti grew up in Salem, Massachusetts. Her stories, including the acclaimed collection ANIMAL CRACKERS, has made her one of America's most promising young writers, and this, her first novel, ha...(+)
Arabella Stein
Mandi Norwood is a respected writer and award-winning editor of women's magazines. She has been editor of Cosmopolitan and Company in the UK, as well as Mademoiselle and Bride's in the US.