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"Jean Hanff Korelitz's The Plot is a psychologically suspenseful novel about a story too good not to steal, and the writer who steals it. Jacob Finch Bonner was once a promising young novelist with a respectably published first book. Today, he's teaching in a third-rate MFA program and struggling to maintain what's left of his self-respect; he hasn't written-let alone published-anything decent in years. When Evan Parker, his most arrogant student, announces he doesn't need Jake's help because the plot of his book in progress is a sure thing, Jake is prepared to dismiss the boast as typical amateur narcissism. But then . . . he hears the plot. Jake returns to the downward trajectory of his own career and braces himself for the supernova publication of Evan Parker's first novel: but it never comes. When he discovers that his former student has died, presumably without ever completing his book, Jake does what any self-respecting writer would do with a story like that-a story that absolutely needs to be told. In a few short years, all of Evan Parker's predictions have come true, but Jake is the author enjoying the wave. He is wealthy, famous, praised and read all over the world. But at the height of his glorious new life, an e-mail arrives, the first salvo in a terrifying, anonymous campaign: You are a thief, it says. As Jake struggles to understand his antagonist and hide the truth from his readers and his publishers, he begins to learn more about his late student, and what he discovers both amazes and terrifies him. Who was Evan Parker, and how did he get the idea for his "sure thing" of a novel? What is the real story behind the plot, and who stole it from whom?"--

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Bloomfield Public Library FIC Korelitz (Text)
Adult New Materials
52133300158421
Checked out
08/20/2021
Cordelia A. Greene Library - Castile FIC KORELITZ (Text)
Adult Fiction
52136000262419
In transit
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Geneva Public Library KORELITZ (Text)
First Floor New Books
52118301106925
Checked out
08/10/2021
Honeoye Public Library FIC (Text)
New Adult Fiction
52120300409201
On holds shelf
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Lima Public Library MCN FIC KOR (Text)
McNaughton
52139000875057
Checked out
08/17/2021
Livonia Public Library FIC KOR (Text)
Adult New
52140300607810
Checked out
08/19/2021
Macedon Public Library FIC KOR (Text)
Adult New Fiction
52121300688869
Checked out
08/11/2021
Naples Library FIC KOR (Text)
New Fiction
52124300411118
In transit
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This copy is new and can only be picked up at this library.
Newark Public Library FIC KOR (Text)
Adult New Materials
52125300921758
In transit
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Ontario Public Library FIC KOR (Text)
Adult New Materials
52126300809720
Checked out
08/17/2021
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