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    DescriptionThe master storyteller continues the Clifton saga with this, the second volume. New York, 1939. Tom Bradshaw is arrested for first degree murder. He stands accused of killing his brother. When Sefton Jelks, a top Manhattan lawyer, offers his services for nothing, penniless Tom has little choice but to accept his assurance of a lighter sentence. After Tom is tried, found guilty and sentenced, Jelks disappears, and the only way for him to prove his innocence would be to reveal his true identity - something that he has sworn never to do in order to protect the woman he loves. Meanwhile, the young woman in question travels to New York, leaving their son behind in England, having decided she'll do whatever it takes to find the man she was to marry - unwilling to believe that he died at sea. The only proof she has is a letter. A letter that has remained unopened on a mantelpiece in Bristol for over a year. In Jeffrey Archer's epic novel, family loyalties are stretched to their limits as secrets unravel, and the story moves from the backstreets of Bristol to the boardrooms of Manhattan. Join the great storyteller on a journey where there are no stop signs, no cul-de-sacs and no dead ends.


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    Title
    The Sins of the Father
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Jeffrey Archer
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 400
    Width: 111 mm
    Height: 178 mm
    Thickness: 28 mm
    Weight: 240 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781447208891
    ISBN 10: 1447208897
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: GEN
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F1.1
    BIC subject category V2: FA
    Libri: ENGM1020
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21200
    Libri: ENGL3030
    BISAC V2.8: FIC031000, FIC014000, FIC008000, FIC030000
    Edition statement
    Open market ed
    Publisher
    Pan MacMillan
    Imprint name
    Pan Books
    Publication date
    13 September 2012
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Jeffrey Archer, whose novels and short stories include Kane and Abel, A Prisoner of Birth and Cat O' Nine Tales, has topped the bestseller lists around the world, with sales of over 270 million copies. He is the only author ever to have been a number one bestseller in fiction (sixteen times), short stories (four times) and non-fiction (The Prison Diaries). The author is married with two sons and lives in London and Cambridge.
    Review quote
    Praise for international bestselling author""JEFFREY ARCHER "One of the top ten storytellers in the world." --"Los Angeles Times" "There isn't a better storyteller alive." --Larry King"" "Archer plots with skill, and keeps you turning the pages." --"The Boston Globe" "Cunning plots, silken style.... Archer plays a cat-and-mouse game with the reader." --"The New York Times" "Archer is a master entertainer." --"Time" "A storyteller in the class of Alexandre Dumas...unsurpassed skill." --"Washington Post"