Thorndike Press

The Plot

  • Jean Hanff Korelitz
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  • ISBN-10: 1432888188
  • ISBN-13: 9781432888183
  • DDC: Fic
  • Shipping Weight: 1.35 lbs ( .61 kgs)
  • 496 Pages | Hardcover
  • Published/Released July 2021

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Jake Bonner teaches in a third-rate MFA program. When Evan Parker, his most arrogant student, announces he doesn’t need Jake’s help because the plot of his book in progress is a sure thing, Jake is prepared to dismiss the boast. Then . . . he hears the plot. When Jake discovers that his former student has died without ever completing his book, Jake does what any writer would do with a story like that. In a few short years. he is wealthy, famous, praised and read all over the world. Then an e-mail arrives: You are a thief, it says. Who was Evan Parker? What is the real story behind the plot, and who stole it from whom?


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