Woman in the Fifth by Douglas Kennedy
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Woman in the Fifth
By Douglas Kennedy

The Woman in the Fifth

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Woman in the Fifth by Douglas Kennedy

Book Description

Harry Ricks is a man who has lost everything. A romantic mistake at the small American college where he used to teach has cost him his job and his marriage. And when the ensuing scandal threatens to completely destroy him, he flees to Paris. He arrives in the French captial in the bleak midwinter, and ends up having to work as a night guard to make ends meet. Then Margit, a beautiful, mysterious stranger, walks into his life. But their passionate and intense relationship triggers a string of inexplicable events, and soon Harry finds himself in a nightmare from which there is no easy escape.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780099469254
ISBN-10: 0099469251
Classification: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
Format: Paperback (198mm x 129mm x 27mm)
Pages: 432
Imprint: Arrow Books Ltd
Publisher: Cornerstone
Publish Date: 5-Jun-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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For twenty years, Laura has been a good wife and mother. She's supported her husband through redundancy, she's worried about her son, she's encouraged her daughter. She has been constant, caring and selfless. She's stopped thinking about her own dreams, the places she'd like to go and the books she'd like to talk about.

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My Big Book of 5-Minute Devotions by Douglas Kennedy My Big Book of 5-Minute Devotions, Paperback (February 2007)

Suitable for ages 9-12, this work includes over forty stories about God's love as shown through the natural world. It features watercolours of animals that illustrate the devotions.

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A down-on-his-luck college professor attempts to forget his troubles in Paris. With no money and nowhere to live, Harry swiftly falls in with the city's underclass. A chance meeting with a mysterious woman provides a glimpse at a better future. But the woman is not all that she appears to be.

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Author Biography - Douglas Kennedy

Douglas Kennedy's novels include the critically acclaimed The Pursuit of Happiness, A Special Relationship and The Moment. He is also the author of three highly praised travel books. His work has been translated into twenty-two languages. In 2006 he was awarded the French decoration of Chevalier de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres. Born in Manhattan, he has two children and currently divides his time between London, Paris, Berlin and Maine.

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