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The old man

Thomas Perry

The old man

by Thomas Perry

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  • 38 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Large type books,
  • Widowers,
  • Intelligence officers,
  • Retirees,
  • Fiction

  • About the Edition

    To all appearances, Dan Chase is a harmless retiree in Vermont with two big mutts and a grown daughter he keeps in touch with by phone. But most sixty-year-old widowers don"t have multiple driver"s licenses, savings stockpiled in banks across the country, and a bugout kit with two Beretta Nanos stashed in the spare bedroom closet. Most have not spent decades on the run. Thirty-five years ago, as a young hotshot in army intelligence, Chase was sent to Libya to covertly assist a rebel army. When the plan turned sour, Chase reacted according to his own ideas of right and wrong, triggering consequences he could never have anticipated. And someone still wants him dead because of them. Just as he had begun to think himself finally safe, Chase must reawaken his survival instincts to contend with the history he has spent his adult life trying to escape.

    Edition Notes

    StatementThomas Perry
    SeriesThorndike Press large print core, Thorndike Press large print core series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3566.E718 O43 2017
    The Physical Object
    Pagination543 pages (large print)
    Number of Pages543
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27232715M
    ISBN 10141049604X
    ISBN 109781410496041
    LC Control Number2016046084
    OCLC/WorldCa986312968

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    This timeless classic, originally published in and never out of print, tells the story of a remarkable friendship between a young boy and his grandfather. The Old Man and the boy hunt the woods and fields of North Carolina together; they fish the lakes, ponds, and sea. All the while the Old Man acts as teacher and guide, passing on his wisdom and life experiences to his /5(5). Review Listen to Ernest Hemingway's famous short novel The Old Man and The Sea published in This book was the last major work of fiction by Hemingway that was published during his lifetime and it received the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction.4/5(1).

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The Old Man is his latest whip-smart standalone novel. To all appearances, Dan Chase is a harmless retiree in Vermont with two big mutts and a grown daughter he keeps in touch with by phone.

But most sixty-year-old widowers don’t have multiple driver’s licenses, savings stockpiled in banks across the country, and a bugout kit with two /5(). The Old Man teaches the Boy how to shoot, how to safely handle a gun, how to maintain a boat, the habits of various types of fish and game, etc.

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Another book in the series, The Human Division, was published as a serial and then collected in a novel ().Author: John Scalzi. This classic captures the endearing relationship between a man and his grandson as they fish and hunt the lakes and woods of North Carolina. All the while the Old Man acts as teacher and guide, passing on his wisdom and life experiences to the boy, who listens in /5(13).

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