The walkaway

by Scott Phillips

Publisher: Picador in London

Written in English
Published: Pages: 382 Downloads: 615
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Edition Notes

Originally published: 2002.

StatementScott Phillips.
The Physical Object
Pagination382 p. ;
Number of Pages382
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19134409M
ISBN 100330481452
OCLC/WorldCa59372544

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But in Phillips' second novel, The Walkaway, Gunther is front and center. This fascinating gem of a book is set in the Wichita ofbut with frequent extended flashbacks to So, The Walkaway has the distinction of being both a sequel and a prequel to The Ice Harvest.

The Walkaway has a decidedly complex structure.4/5(16). The Walkaway begins a few years after Phillips’s debut novel, The Ice Harvest, leaves off. Gunther Fahnstiel has done what he did with the money (read the book to find out exactly what), /5.

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I love this book/5(). Doctorow clearly is reacting to the occupy movement re-casts the 1% as Zottas and Occupy movement is reflected in the people who live in default (or walkaway).

There are various methods used through out the book to debate various forms of anarchist philosophy and certainly the author does not take a /5.

Praise for How to Walk Away: "A heartbreak of a novel that celebrates resilience and strength." ―Jill Santopolo, bestselling author of The Light We Lost "If you just read one book this year, read How to Walk Away." ―Nina George, New York Times bestselling author of The Little Paris Bookshop "Warm, witty, and wonderfully observed."/5().

How to Walk Away is the third book I've read of Katherine Center's and I have to say, I'm in love with her writing. This one isn't my favorite of hers, but I still loved so much about it.

It was light on the romance, but kept me hooked all the way through/5. Gary is an adjunct faculty member at the Western Seminary for their Houston and Portland campuses. He lives in Houston, Texas, with his family, where he serves at Second Baptist Church. He has published 19 books, including Sacred Marriage, Sacred Pathways, and Authentic Faith, and he is excited to share his latest book, When to Walk Away.

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The #WalkAway Campaign is a true grassroots movement, founded by former liberal, Brandon Straka on May 26th, The #WalkAway Campaign encourages and supports those on the Left to walk away from the divisive tenets endorsed and mandated by the Democratic Party of today.

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The #WalkAway Campaign used ads featuring stock photograph models and claimed they were Democrats leaving the party.

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Editorial Reviews. Praise for How to Walk Away. An instant New York Times bestseller (May ). "This generous story about family secrets, love in sickness and in health, and the resilience of the human spirit has serious Nora Ephron vibes." —Taylor Jenkins Reid, bestselling author of Daisy Jones & The Six "A marvelous example of acceptance and healing and a celebration of family."Brand: Gale, A Cengage Company.

The Walkaway Shoes And Other Stories book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Contents: The Walkaway Shoes- The Poor Littl 4/5. More books by Scott Phillips. Scott Phillips. View More. Description. Noir master Scott Phillips's The Walkaway explores the far-reaching consequences of the deception and violence of its predecessor, The Ice Harvest.

Summer Gunther Fahnstiel, once a tough cop who wasn’t averse to taking a little side money from a certain madam, has. Phillips's next novel. And THE WALKAWAY is well, it's brilliant as well, but in a far different way.

THE WALKAWAY is both a prequel and a sequel to THE ICE HARVEST. THE ICE HARVEST was a fairly linear tale, describing the dark events of a Christmas Eve night in Wichita, Kansas, in.

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Ballantine, $ Get this from a library. The walkaway. [Scott Phillips] -- Ten years after ending up with a suitcase full of cash, Gunther Fahnstiel escapes from his nursing home to try to find the hidden money, with a young grifter seeking a fortune, his stepson, a. The Walkaway (Book): Phillips, Scott, The crime was unintentional and had no witnesses.

The guilty could flee the scene, dispose of the body, keep the cash, and simply walk away. But actions have consequences. And even the most perfectly executed walkaway is followed by a shadow On a snowy Christmas morning inGunther Fahnstiel, travelling with his wife, accidentally.

The walkaway. [Scott Phillips] -- Gunther Fahnstiel leaves his nursing home in search of a stash of money he had hidden ten years before. A long list of people are after Gunther, including his stepson and his wife. Book\/a>, schema:CreativeWork\/a> ; \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n library.

Get this from a library. The walkaway. [Scott Phillips] -- Gunther Fahnstiel escapes his nursing home to find a suitcase of money hidden 10 years ago, but he's got a detective trying to piece together clues from 2 unsolved murders and others on his trail. Phillips returns to Wichita, Kansas, the scene of the darkly hilarious crimes of The Ice Harvest (), to spin out undreamed-of details of what happened long before and long after.

Things have changed for retired cop Gunther Fahnstiel since the night of New Year’s Evewhen he popped up in The Ice Harvest’s finale as the dimwit ex-machina who ended feckless attorney Charlie Arglist.

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