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Unbecoming: a novel

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“Startlingly inventive."  — The New York Times Book Review A major debut novel of psychological suspense about a daring art heist, a cat-and-mouse waiting game, and a small-town girl's mesmerizing transformation On the grubby outskirts of Paris, Grace restores bric-a-brac, mends teapots, re-sets gems. She calls herself Julie, says she's from California, and slips back to a rented room at night. Regularly, furtively, she checks the hometown paper on the Internet. Home is Garland, Tennessee, and there, two young men have just been paroled. One, she married; the other, she's in love with. Both were jailed for a crime that Grace herself planned in exacting detail. The heist went bad—but not before she was on a plane to Prague with a stolen canvas rolled in her bag. And so, in Paris, begins a cat-and-mouse waiting game as Grace's web of deception and lies unravels—and she becomes another young woman entirely. Unbecoming is an intricately plotted and psychologically nuanced heist novel that turns on suspense and slippery identity. With echoes of Alfred Hitchcock and Patricia Highsmith, Rebecca Scherm's mesmerizing debut is sure to entrance fans of Gillian Flynn, Marisha Pessl, and Donna Tartt.
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Full title unbecoming
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Last Update 2018-05-25 23:21:42PM
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title_display Unbecoming : a novel
title_full Unbecoming : a novel / Rebecca Scherm, Unbecoming A Novel, Unbecoming [sound recording] / Rebecca Scherm, Unbecoming [text (large print)] / Rebecca Scherm
title_short Unbecoming :
title_sub a novel
topic_facet Americans, Audiobooks, Female offenders, Fiction, Fugitives from justice, Impostors and imposture, Large type books, Mystery, Suspense, Suspense fiction, American, Thriller