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Portobello: a novel
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Published:
New York : Scribner, 2010.
Format:
Book
Edition:
1st Scribner hardcover ed.
Physical Desc:
290 pages ; 24 cm.
Status:
Deale Library - Adult Mystery Fiction
MYSTERY FICTION (R)
Description

Walking to the shops one day in London's Notting Hill, fifty-year-old Eugene Wren discovers an envelope on the street bulging with cash. A man plagued by a shameful addiction, Wren hatches a plan to find the money's rightful owner. Instead of going to the police, or taking the cash for himself, he prints a notice and posts it around Portobello Road. This ill-conceived act creates a chain of events that links Wren to other Londoners--people afflicted with their own obsessions and despairs. As these volatile characters come into Wren's life--and the life of his trusting fiance?e--the consequences will change them all.

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Street Date:
1009
Language:
English
ISBN:
1439148511 (hdc.) :, 9781439148518 (hdc.) :, 9781439150405 (pbk.), 1439150400 (pbk.)

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Walking to the shops one day in London's Notting Hill, fifty-year-old Eugene Wren discovers an envelope on the street bulging with cash. A man plagued by a shameful addiction, Wren hatches a plan to find the money's rightful owner. Instead of going to the police, or taking the cash for himself, he prints a notice and posts it around Portobello Road. This ill-conceived act creates a chain of events that links Wren to other Londoners--people afflicted with their own obsessions and despairs. As these volatile characters come into Wren's life--and the life of his trusting fiance?e--the consequences will change them all.
Citations
APA Citation (style guide)

Rendell, R. (2010). Portobello: a novel. 1st Scribner hardcover ed. New York: Scribner.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Rendell, Ruth, 1930-2015. 2010. Portobello: A Novel. New York: Scribner.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Rendell, Ruth, 1930-2015, Portobello: A Novel. New York: Scribner, 2010.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Rendell, Ruth. Portobello: A Novel. 1st Scribner hardcover ed. New York: Scribner, 2010. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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