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Alibi

by Joe Kanon

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Alibi by Joe Kanon
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  • Published Apr 2005
    406 pages
    Genre: Thrillers

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A murder mystery, a love story, and a superbly crafted novel about the nature of moral responsibility set in post WWII Europe.

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"Languid pace ....complex plot...the various entanglements aren't always neatly unraveled." - Publishers Weekly

"Kanon (The Good German, 2001, etc.) is a true talent: eventually, he might write thrillers as impeccable as Graham Greene's." - Kirkus Reviews.

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Joseph Kanon is the internationally bestselling author of eight novels, which have been published in twenty-four languages: Los Alamos, which won the Edgar Award for best first novel; The Good German, which was made into a film starring George Clooney and Cate Blanchett; The Prodigal Spy, Alibi, which earned Kanon the Hammett Award of the International Association of Crime Writers; Istanbul Passage, and Leaving Berlin. He is also a recipient of The Anne Frank Human Writers Award for his writings on the aftermath of the Holocaust. Before becoming a full-time writer, he was a book publishing executive. He lives in New York City with his wife, literary agent Robin Straus. They have two sons.

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