Edge of Lost

  • Kensington Books
  • 2015
  • Elektronisk medie
  • 352
  • eng
  • Udgave er ikke defineret
  • 9780758281197

A boy's life from Ireland to Alcatraz ';makes for compulsive reading' in this New York Times bestselling historical novel by the author of Sold on a Monday (Publishers Weekly). Alcatraz, 1937. A prison guards only daughterone of the youngest civilians who lives on the islandhas gone missing. Tending the wardens greenhouse, convicted bank robber Tommy Capello waits anxiously. Only he knows the truth about the little girls whereabouts, and that both of their lives depend on what happens next. Almost two decades earlier and thousands of miles away, a young boy named Shanley Keagan ekes out a living as an aspiring vaudevillian in Dublin pubs. Talented and shrewd, Shan dreams of finding his real father in America. But when he finally crosses the Atlantic, tragedy strikes, and Shan must forge a new life in avolatileand foreign world. Skillfully weaving these two stories,acclaimed author Kristina McMorrisdelivers a compelling novelthat moves fromIreland to New York to San FranciscoBay. Asher finelycrafted charactersdiscover the truenature of loyalty, sacrifice, and betrayal, they are forced toconfrontthe lies we telland believein order to survive. Will grab your heart on page one and wont let go until the end.Sara Gruen, #1New York Timesbestselling author ofWater for Elephants