Good Apprentice
Good Apprentice
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Annotation: The tortured history of young Edward Beltram, who accidentally kills his friend, then goes on a convoluted search for his absent father.
Genre: Classics
Catalog Number: #600258274
Format: Ebook
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Publisher: Penguin
Copyright Date: 2001
Edition Date: 2001
Pages: 1 volume (unpaged)
Territory: North America
Availability: Available
ISBN: 1-10-149570-7
ISBN 13: 978-1-10-149570-4
Dewey: Fic
Subject Heading:
Guilt. Fiction.
Language: English
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Reading Level: 9.0
Interest Level: 9+

Edward Baltram is overwhelmed with guilt. His nasty little prank has gone horribly wrong: He has fed his closest friend a sandwich laced with a hallucinogenic drug and the young man has fallen out of a window to his death. Edward searches for redemption through a reunion with his famous father, the reclusive painter Jesse Baltram. Funny and compelling, The Good Apprentice is at once a supremely sophisticated entertainment and an inquiry into the spiritual crises that afflict the modern world.

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