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The Tightrope Walker
     

The Tightrope Walker

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by Dorothy Gilman
 

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When quiet, shy Amelia Jones reads a desperate message that has fallen out of a barrel organ in the antique shop she just bought, she can't forget the words, "They're going to kill me soon..." Armed only with the woman's first name and the note written years before, Amelia begins a journey into the past, a search that takes her from the protective cocoon she's wrapped

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When quiet, shy Amelia Jones reads a desperate message that has fallen out of a barrel organ in the antique shop she just bought, she can't forget the words, "They're going to kill me soon..." Armed only with the woman's first name and the note written years before, Amelia begins a journey into the past, a search that takes her from the protective cocoon she's wrapped herself in to a precarious world where nothing is the way it seems, where fear is second nature, and dark secrets just might uncover murder—her own....

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Houston Chronicle
A superb book.

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ISBN-13:
9780385149594
Publisher:
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date:
06/28/1979

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Tightrope Walker 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
The book was wonderful!! It was very suspenseful and mysterious. I would read it again anyday and i would recomend it to anyone.
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Walks in covered in blood and says i need to tri