A family confronts its dark past in this saga of murder, revenge, and redemption by the New York Times–bestselling author of Rich Man, Poor Man.
In Irwin Shaw’s celebrated novel Rich Man, Poor Man, the Jordache clan was divided and scattered by the forces of American culture and capitalism after World War II. In this potent sequel, the family reunites after a terrible act of violence. Wesley never really knew his father, Tom, the black sheep of the Jordache family. Driven by his sorrow and a need for justice, Wesley uncovers surprising truths about his estranged family’s complicated past. Focused, forceful, and deeply moving, Beggarman, Thief is a stunning novel by a true American literary master.
This ebook features an illustrated biography of Irwin Shaw including rare images and never-before-seen documents from the author’s estate.