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Academy Award winner Kevin Kline stars in the adaptation of the title story in this collection in a Universal Pictures release directed by Michael Hoffman (Restoration)

The Palace Thief is the story of a dedicated and inspiring classics professor at an elite prep school where an encounter with a student, the son of a powerful senator, inexorably alters his life. Forty-one years later at a reunion of his students, he is faced with the fear that he may have failed the most important challenge of his life—to have been a great teacher.

About the Author

Ethan Canin is the author of Emperor of the Air, For Kings and Planets,and Carry Me Across the Water, among other books. A former physician, he is now on the faculty of the Iowa Writers' Workshop.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780312119300
Subtitle:
Stories
Author:
Canin, Ethan
Publisher:
Picador
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Short Stories (Anthologies)
Subject:
Men
Subject:
Men -- Fiction.
Subject:
Stories (single author)
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st Picador USA ed.
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Series Volume:
1130.
Publication Date:
20021123
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
8.26x5.49x.59 in. .50 lbs.

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