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The tremor of forgery

Author: Patricia Highsmith; Francine Prose
Publisher: New York : Grove Press, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Set in Tunisia in the mid-1960s, it is the story of Howard Ingham, an American writer who has gone abroad to work on a movie, a love story too sordid to be set in America. But in Tunisia, little goes according to plan. Amid the tea shops and alleys of the souk, the sun-blasted architecture, the beaches, and the hotels frequented by international tourists, Ingham's morality begins to shift in the withering  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Highsmith, Patricia, 1921-1995.
Tremor of forgery
(OCoLC)725829251
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Patricia Highsmith; Francine Prose
ISBN: 9780802194961 0802194966
OCLC Number: 881683098
Notes: Novel.
"Originally published in Great Britain in 1969 [in slightly different form and without introduction] by William Heinemann Ltd."--Title page verso.
Description: 1 online resource (x, 289 pages)
Responsibility: Patricia Highsmith ; [introduction by Francine Prose].

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"Set in Tunisia in the mid-1960s, it is the story of Howard Ingham, an American writer who has gone abroad to work on a movie, a love story too sordid to be set in America. But in Tunisia, little goes according to plan. Amid the tea shops and alleys of the souk, the sun-blasted architecture, the beaches, and the hotels frequented by international tourists, Ingham's morality begins to shift in the withering heat"--Page 4 of cover.

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"Her best novel." --The New Yorker "Larger, funnier, and more thematically ambitious than any of Highsmith's other novels."--Francine Prose "Highsmith is the poet of apprehension rather than fear. Read more...

 
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