By Irwin Shaw

ISBN-10: 1480412333

ISBN-13: 9781480412330

Irwin Shaw's gripping ultimate novel a couple of mysterious mobile name that threatens to derail a man's lifeRoger Damon is a literary agent on the most sensible of his box, yet with one nameless mobile name, his existence starts off to resolve. The caller calls for a gathering and threatens Roger with trip earlier transgressions. to spot the mysterious harasser, Roger reexamines his lifestyles and searches for clues in previous successes and screw ups. yet each one new lead brings higher danger—for him and his friends and family. quickly, Damon realizes that if he doesn't locate his tormentor, his tormentor will more than likely locate him. This publication gains an illustrated biography of Irwin Shaw together with infrequent photos and never-before-seen records from the author's property.

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