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The Baltimore boys / Joël Dicker ; translated from the French by Alison Anderson.

By: Dicker, Joël, 1985- [author.].
Contributor(s): Anderson, Alison [translator.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London : MacLehose Press, 2017Copyright date: ©2017Description: 460 pages ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780857056870 (paperback); 9780857056863 (hardback).Uniform titles: Le livre des Baltimore. English Subject(s): Families -- Fiction | Novelists -- Fiction | First loves -- Fiction | Friendship -- Fiction | Man-woman relationships -- Fiction | French fiction -- Translations into English | Baltimore (Md.) -- FictionGenre/Form: Bildungsromans. | Detective and mystery fiction.Summary: Fresh from the staggering success of The Truth about the Harry Quebert Affair, Marcus Goldman is struggling to write his third novel. A chance encounter in Florida throws him some inspiration from a surprising source: Alexandra Neville, the beautiful, phenomenally successful singer and Marcus's first love. All at once, memories of his childhood come flooding back. Memories of a family torn apart by tragedy, and a once glorious legacy reduced to shame and ruin. The Baltimore Boys. The Goldman Gang. That was what they called Marcus, and his cousins Hillel and Woody. Three brilliant young men with their whole lives ahead of them, before their kingdom crumbled beneath the weight of lies, jealousy and betrayal. For years, Marcus has struggled with the burdens of his past, but now, he must attempt to banish his demons and tell the real story of the Baltimore Boys.
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Fresh from the staggering success of The Truth about the Harry Quebert Affair , Marcus Goldman is struggling to write his third novel. A chance encounter in Florida throws him some inspiration from a surprising source: Alexandra Neville, the beautiful, phenomenally successful singer and Marcus's first love. All at once, memories of his childhood come flooding back. Memories of a family torn apart by tragedy, and a once glorious legacy reduced to shame and ruin.The Baltimore Boys. The Goldman Gang. That was what they called Marcus, and his cousins Hillel and Woody. Three brilliant young men with their whole lives ahead of them, before their kingdom crumbled beneath the weight of lies, jealousy and betrayal. For years, Marcus has struggled with the burdens of his past, but now, he must attempt to banish his demons and tell the real story of the Baltimore Boys.

First published in the French language as Le livre des Baltimore by Editions de Fallois in Paris, 2015.

Fresh from the staggering success of The Truth about the Harry Quebert Affair, Marcus Goldman is struggling to write his third novel. A chance encounter in Florida throws him some inspiration from a surprising source: Alexandra Neville, the beautiful, phenomenally successful singer and Marcus's first love. All at once, memories of his childhood come flooding back. Memories of a family torn apart by tragedy, and a once glorious legacy reduced to shame and ruin. The Baltimore Boys. The Goldman Gang. That was what they called Marcus, and his cousins Hillel and Woody. Three brilliant young men with their whole lives ahead of them, before their kingdom crumbled beneath the weight of lies, jealousy and betrayal. For years, Marcus has struggled with the burdens of his past, but now, he must attempt to banish his demons and tell the real story of the Baltimore Boys.

Translated from the French.

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