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Sins of the Father Jeffrey Archer It is only days before Britain declares war on Germany. Harry Clifton, hoping to escape the consequences of a family scandal, and realizing he can never marry Emma Barrington, has joined the Merchant Navy. When a German U-boat sinks his ship, Harry and a handful of sailors are rescued by the SS Kansas Star, among them an American named Tom Bradshaw. That night, when Bradshaw dies, Harry seizes a chance to bury his past--by assuming the man's identity. This edition of the book is the deluxe, tall rack mass market paperback.show more

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  • Paperback | 415 pages
  • 104.14 x 187.96 x 33.02mm | 294.83g
  • St Martin's Press
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 1250010403
  • 9781250010407
  • 7,522

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A sweeping multi-generational saga of fate, fortune, and redemption, the Clifton Chronicles continue in the latest epic masterwork from international bestselling author JEFFREY ARCHER It is only days before Britain declares war on Germany. Harry Clifton, hoping to escape the consequences of a familyscandal, and realizinghe can never marry Emma Barrington, has joined the Merchant Navy. Whena German U-boat sinks his ship, Harry and a handful of sailors are rescued by the SS Kansas Star, among them an American named Tom Bradshaw. That night, when Bradshaw dies, Harry seizes a chance to bury his past--by assumingthe man's identity. "[A] PAGE-TURNING, HEART-STOPPING SAGA."--Publishers Weekly When Harry lands in America, he is arrested for the murder of Tom Bradshaw's brother.Alone, accused, and unable to prove his true identity, Harry is now chained to a past that could be worse thanwhat he left behind--butdestined for a futurethat would be greater than he ever dreamed... "UNFORGETTABLE."--Library Journal (starred review) on the Clifton Chronicles' Only Time Will Tellshow more

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About Jeffrey Archer

JEFFREY ARCHER was educated at Oxford University. He has served five years in Britain's House of Commons and fourteen years in the House of Lords. All of his novels and short story collections-including And Thereby Hangs a Tale, A Prisoner of Birth, and Kane & Abel-have been international bestsellers. Archer is married with two sons and lives in London and Cambridge.show more

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