By Mark Bowden
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Told in riveting, novelistic aspect by means of the writer of the best-seller Black Hawk Down, Finders Keepers is the generally acclaimed precise tale of a huge week within the lifetime of Joey Coyle, a down-and-out longshoreman from working-class South Philadelphia. One afternoon, simply blocks from his domestic, Coyle chanced on curious yellow bins containing $1.2 million in unmarked cash from a on line casino. that they had simply fallen off the again of an armored truck. Even sooner than information of the lacking funds exploded around the headlines, Detective Pat Laurenzi was once operating round the clock to trace it down. Joey Coyle, in the meantime, used to be off on a bungling misadventure, sharing his providence with each person from his female friend to overall strangers to the 2 local teenagers who have been with him while he discovered it. Loaded with intrigue and suspense, Finders Keepers is the notable story of a standard guy confronted with a rare ethical drawback, and the interesting reactions of the kin, associates, and friends to whom he turns.
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Author Name: Mark Bowden (Born: 1951/07/17)
Author Description: Mark Robert Bowden (born July 17, 1951) is an American author who's presently a contributing editor at vainness reasonable. Born in St. Louis, Missouri, and a 1973 graduate of Loyola collage in Maryland, Bowden was once a employees author for The Philadelphia Inquirer from 1979-2003, and has received various awards. He has written for Men's magazine, The Atlantic per month, activities Illustrated, and Rolling Stone through the years, and due to his booklet, Black Hawk Down: a narrative of contemporary War, Bowden's bought overseas attractiveness. The booklet has been made right into a 2001 motion picture, and used to be directed via Ridley Scott. He presently lives in Oxford, Pennsylvania.
Author URL: http://www.goodreads.com/author/show/3098
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Sie suchte für ihn im Britischen Museum immer die Unterlagen heraus – und derartige Dinge. Sie hatte vorher schon Lord Mulcaster bei seinem Buch geholfen. Und sie war taktvoll – ich meine: Sie suchte nicht die falschen Dinge heraus. Schließlich hat jeder Mensch Vorfahren, an die er nicht gern erinnert werden möchte. In diesem Punkt war Gervase sehr empfindlich. Mir hat sie übrigens auch geholfen. Eine Menge Informationen über Hatschepsut hat sie mir besorgt. « Diese Neuigkeit gab Lady Chevenix-Gore mit ruhiger Stimme 41 bekannt.
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