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The Night Inspector

The Night Inspector( )
Author: Busch, Frederick
ISBN:978-0-449-00615-3
Publication Date:May 2000
Publisher:Random House Publishing Group
Imprint:Ballantine Books
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $17.00
Book Description:

An immensely powerful story, The Night Inspector follows the extraordinary life of William Bartholomew, a maimed veteran of the Civil War, as he returns from the battlefields to New York City, bent on reversing his fortunes. It is there he meets Jessie, a Creole prostitute who engages him in a venture that has its origins in the complexities and despair of the conflict he has left behind. He also befriends a deputy inspector of customs named Herman Melville who, largely forgotten as a...
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Book Details
Pages:320
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Historical / General
Fiction / Biographical
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.12 x 8 x 0.65 Inches
Book Weight:0.562 Pounds
Author Biography
Busch, Frederick (Author)
Frederick Bush's most recent novel is The Night Inspector, a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award. He is Fairchild Professor of Literature at Colgate University.

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