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Those Who Walk Away (Paperback) (Patricia Highsmith)

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Ray Garrett, a wealthy young American living in Europe, is grieving over the death of his wife, Peggy. Ray is at a loss for why she would take her own life, but Peggy’s father, Ed Coleman, a painter, has no such uncertainty—he blames Ray completely. Late one night in Rome, Coleman shoots Ray at point-blank range. He thinks he’s had his revenge, but Ray survives and follows Coleman and his wealthy girlfriend to Venice.In Venice, it happens again: Coleman attacks his loathed son-in-law, dumping him into the cold waters of the Laguna. Ray survives thanks to the help of a boatman, and this time he goes into hiding, living in a privately rented room under a fake name. So begins an eerie game of cat and mouse. Coleman wants vengeance, Ray wants a clear conscience, and the police want to solve the mystery of what happened to the missing American. As Ray and Coleman stalk each other through the narrow streets and canals, the hotels and bars of the beguiling city, Those Who Walk Away simmers with violence and unease. Originally published in 1967, this is vintage Highsmith.
Number of Pages: 282
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Pgw
Author: Patricia Highsmith
Language: English
Street Date: July 11, 2017
TCIN: 52770479
UPC: 9780802126924
Item Number (DPCI): 248-47-5220
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MSRPwas $16.00

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