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The Singer's Gun

(2009)
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Everyone Anton Waker grew up with is corrupt. His parents deal in stolen goods and his first career is a partnership venture with his cousin Aria selling forged passports and social security cards to illegal aliens. Anton longs for a less questionable way of living in the world and by his late twenties has reinvented himself as a successful middle manager. Then a routine security check suggests that things are not quite what they appear. And Aria begins blackmailing him to do one last job for her. But the seemingly simple job proves to have profound and unexpected repercussions. As Anton s carefully constructed life begins to disintegrate around him, he s forced to choose between loyalty to his family and his desires for a different kind of life. When everyone is willing to use someone else to escape the past, it is up to Anton, on the island of Ischia, to face the ghosts that travel close behind him. Emily St. John Mandel follows up her electric debut with a spellbinding novel of international crime, false identities, the depths and limits of family ties, and the often confusing bonds of love. Taut with suspense, beautifully imagined, full of unexpected corners, desperate choices, betrayals and halftruths with deadly consequences, The Singer's Gun explores the dangerous territory between one s moral compass and the heart s desire.

Genre: Mystery

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Hardback Editions

April 2009 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Singer's Gun
Author(s): Emily St John Mandel
ISBN: 1-936071-64-9 / 978-1-936071-64-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Unbridled Books
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Paperback Editions

August 2015 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Singer's Gun
Author(s): Emily St John Mandel
ISBN: 1-101-91197-2 / 978-1-101-91197-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Vintage
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March 2015 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Singer's Gun
Author(s): Emily St John Mandel
ISBN: 1-4472-8005-9 / 978-1-4472-8005-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Picador
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April 2011 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Singer's Gun
Author(s): Emily St John Mandel
ISBN: 1-60953-042-X / 978-1-60953-042-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Unbridled Books
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Audio Editions

March 2016 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Singer's Gun
Author(s): Emily St John Mandel
Publisher: Random House Audio
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March 2016 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: The Singer's Gun
Author(s): Emily St John Mandel
Publisher: Random House Audio
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March 2016 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Singer's Gun
Author(s): Emily St John Mandel
Publisher: Random House Audio
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March 2016 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Singer's Gun
Author(s): Emily St John Mandel
Publisher: Random House Audio
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

August 2015 : Australia Kindle edition
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Title: The Singer's Gun
Author(s): Emily St John Mandel
Publisher: Picador
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January 2015 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Singer's Gun
Author(s): Emily St John Mandel
Publisher: Picador
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May 2010 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Singer's Gun (Vintage Contemporaries)
Author(s): Emily St John Mandel
Publisher: Vintage
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