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House on fire

Author: Denis Hamill
Publisher: New York : Atlantic Monthly Press, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A family drama in Brooklyn on two brothers, one a fireman, the other a policeman. The fireman's wife leaves, informing him he is not the real father of their daughter. The policeman is being investigated for theft of a million dollars from the police evidence room. Part study of what happens to men when they lose their sense of identity and part mystery: why did the fireman's wife leave and why did the policeman  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery stories
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Denis Hamill
ISBN: 0871136147 9780871136145
OCLC Number: 33009927
Description: 353 p. ; 24 cm.
Responsibility: Denis Hamill.

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A family drama in Brooklyn on two brothers, one a fireman, the other a policeman. The fireman's wife leaves, informing him he is not the real father of their daughter. The policeman is being investigated for theft of a million dollars from the police evidence room. Part study of what happens to men when they lose their sense of identity and part mystery: why did the fireman's wife leave and why did the policeman steal--and is there a connection? By the author of Machine.

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