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by Michael Z. Lewin
Pages: 528 pages
Category: Literature & Fiction
Publisher: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR); First Editiion edition (September 15, 1999)
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FREE shipping on qualifying offers Just what was this young woman to you? . From Publishers Weekly. Although Lewin, award-winning writer of detective fiction, claims that his first book for young readers is a "coming of age story," his sprawling thriller draws more on the conventions of the adult historical saga than those of the YA novel. He starts off with a bang: in 1895 New York, 20-year-old Jackie Cross promises her best friend, Nance, who is on her deathbed, that she'll get back the locket stolen from her by her attacker, the knife-throwing showman Teddy Zeph.
Michael Zinn Lewin (born 1942, Springfield, Massachusetts) is an American writer of mystery fiction perhaps best known for his series about Albert Samson, a distinctly low-keyed.
Michael Zinn Lewin (born 1942, Springfield, Massachusetts) is an American writer of mystery fiction perhaps best known for his series about Albert Samson, a distinctly low-keyed, non-hardboiled private detective who plies his trade in Indianapolis, Indiana. Lewin himself grew up in Indianapolis, but after graduating from Harvard and living for a few years in New York City, has lived in England for the last 40 years.
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Book Overview Just what was this young woman to you?"
CUTTING LOOSE is a Big book. There’s a lot of good stuff in this, wrote Michael Z. Lewin while sitting in his office
CUTTING LOOSE is a Big book. Lotsa pages and two story strands – one in 1895 and one leading from 1826 to 1895 when the stories come together. The 1895 strand concerns the efforts of Jackie, a twenty year-old American girl, to avenge the murder of her best friend. Lewin while sitting in his office.
But when Nance is murdered by a knife-thrower who does know Jackie's secret, the young ballplayer takes off on a transatlantic chase that changes her life. Set on two continents, in three different time-periods, with a fascinating cast of characters including Buffalo Bill Cody, Jack the Ripper, and a musical star named Ruby the Red who has still another hidden life, Cutting Loose is a multi-layered page-turner filled with insights and surprises.
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The derring-do climax fails to ignite, for this is a book in which the journey surpasses the destination, but overall Lewin produces a grand adventure that readers won't soon forget. No one is who she or he seems to be, not the gender-bending heroine Jackie who spends most of her life as Jack so she can play baseball; not her best friend, Nance, a black performer who passes as white, and who dies of a stab wound in the opening pages.
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