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The Thieves of Manhattan

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Published by Spiegel & Grau .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages259
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25920977M
ISBN 101400068916
ISBN 109781400068913

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Editions for The Thieves of Manhattan: (Paperback published in ), (Kindle Edition), (ebook published in ), (Audi. Get this from a library! The thieves of Manhattan: a novel. [Adam Langer] -- Enraged about the literary successes of his ex-girlfriend and her new lover, Ian, an aspiring writer and coffee shop employee, becomes involved in a scheme to pen a bogus memoir and discovers.

But The Thieves of Manhattan is finally a marvelous yarn, a glorious paean to good books and to those who shepherd them into the world, a tale of redemption as cheering as Michael Chabon's Wonder Boys." Associated Press "The Thieves of Manhattan may be to publishing what Joseph Heller's Catch was to . A friend loaned me The Thieves of Manhattan by Adam Langer recently and recommended I read it. Knowing I was a writer and aspiring author, this friend felt certain I would enjoy this story. I was at first skeptical; this book did not fall into the categories I devote my limited leisure time to read: classics like The Great Gatsby, Little Women or Wuthering Heights, or narrative nonfiction and.


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Get this from a library. The thieves of Manhattan: a memoir novel. [Adam Langer] -- An aspiring writer with a low-paying day job at a coffee shop becomes embroiled in an elaborate scheme to create a fake memoir of his own.

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In a starred review, Publishers Weekly called it “an über-hip caper that pays homage to and skewers the state of publishing and flash-in-the-pan authors. "The Thieves of Manhattan" is a confidence game novel, in which nearly everyone is working a grift. It's a light and fast read, with short chapters and plot twists every couple of pages.

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The Story Behind The Story By Adam Langer The story of The Thieves of Manhattan was born in the back of a limousine, bound for a party to which I had not been invited. I was in LA, and I was seated between two other authors. In the limo, the three of us joked about whom we would pretend to be when we arrived at the party so that we could get past the bouncer.

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