The Kortelisy Escape

The Kortelisy Escape Caught in a Three Strikes law that sends him to prison for life Nate Larson negotiates with prosecutors for an early release in exchange for testifying against his brother in an upcoming trial As par
  • Title: The Kortelisy Escape
  • Author: Leonard Rosen
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  • Page: 396
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  • The Kortelisy Escape
    Caught in a Three Strikes law that sends him to prison for life, Nate Larson negotiates with prosecutors for an early release in exchange for testifying against his brother in an upcoming trial As part of the deal, he demands custody of his fourteen year old granddaughter, Grace, who s survived a string of disastrous foster homes.Nate studied close up magic during his tim Caught in a Three Strikes law that sends him to prison for life, Nate Larson negotiates with prosecutors for an early release in exchange for testifying against his brother in an upcoming trial As part of the deal, he demands custody of his fourteen year old granddaughter, Grace, who s survived a string of disastrous foster homes.Nate studied close up magic during his time in prison He s good, and despite her wariness Grace joins him for a touring magic show of New England Nate s actual plan to spend a few pleasant months with his granddaughter then run alone to Canada in hopes of undermining the case against his brother, who s been falsely accused of trafficking Pressure comes from that direction, too, from the actual traffickers who have hijacked the family s legitimate, though secretive, connections to Eastern Europe and the Ukrainian village of Kortelisy.Facing certain violence unless he runs, distraught at the pros pect of wounding Grace unless he stays, Nate must thread a dangerous needle And Grace, learning to perform some magic herself, must grow up in a hurry if she s to save the only person she has ever trusted.The Kortelisy Escape is a moving, unlikely love story narrated in alternating chapters by Grace and Nate Larson It s also a coming of age story enriched by mounting tension and large questions concerning magic, loyalty and wonder It s a book for young and old, intergenerational book cl
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    The Kortelisy Escape Leonard Rosen Nov , The Kortelisy Escape is a magic trick requiring a helper to escape from or he could die It is also a story told about a young Ukraine woman who escapes a bad situation She s pregnant by a soldier and is about to commit suicide when a farmer and his wife rescue her. The Kortelisy Escape by Leonard Rosen The Kortelisy Escape is a brilliant, moving, thoughtful story with vivid characters This is story telling at its best a must read I won a Kindle edition of the Kortelisy Escape from The Kortelisy Escape Kindle edition by Leonard Rosen Jan , The Kortelisy Escape is a moving, unlikely love story narrated in alternating chapters by Grace and Nate Larson It s also a coming of age story enriched by mounting tension and large questions concerning magic, loyalty and wonder It s a book for THE KORTELISY ESCAPE Kirkus Reviews Nov , THE KORTELISY ESCAPE by Leonard Rosen RELEASE DATE Nov , A master storyteller weaves a tale of love, pain, and sleight of hand Nate Larson has been in federal prison in what the feds admit is a miscarriage of justice His first two felonies had not even resulted in prison time, but then he attempted insurance fraud to help pay for his dying daughter s cancer The Kortelisy Escape thepermanentpress The Kortelisy Escape . Quick Overview By Leonard Rosen ISBN Quantity Add to Cart The Kortelisy Escape by Leonard Rosen Fantastic Fiction The Kortelisy Escape is a moving, unlikely love story narrated in alternating chapters by Grace and Nate Larson It s also a coming of age story enriched by mounting tension and large questions concerning magic, loyalty and wonder It s a book for young Book Review The Kortelisy Escape WSHU Mar , The Kortelisy Escape is the name of one of Nate s Houdini like tricks But it stands for much What can one do to escape the frightful memory of savagery The Kortelisy Escape Leonard Rosen The Kortelisy Escape Published by Permanent Press Release Date November Pages ISBN Book Club Discounts Book Club Discounts Overview. PULP DEN The Kortelisy Escape The Kortelisy Escape is a moving, unlikely love story narrated in alternating chapters by Grace and Nate Larson It s also a coming of age story enriched by mounting tension and large questions concerning magic, loyalty and wonder It s a book for young Home Leonard Rosen About The Kortelisy Escape A magician and his granddaughter tangle with the mob in a tale of suspense, trickery, and wonder It s a journey home and a coming of age, a love story for young and old LEARN MORE.

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    Aka Leonard J RosenLeonard Rosen lives and works in the Boston area He has contributed radio commentaries to Boston s NPR station, written best selling textbooks on writing, and taught writing at Harvard University and Bentley University The Kortelisy Escape is his third novel a suspenseful stand alone concerning the lives of an aging stage magician and his 14 year old granddaughter apprentice Aka Leonard J RosenLeonard Rosen lives and works in the Boston area He has contributed radio commentaries to Boston s NPR station, written best selling textbooks on writing, and taught writing at Harvard University and Bentley University The Kortelisy Escape is his third novel a suspenseful stand alone concerning the lives of an aging stage magician and his 14 year old granddaughter apprentice Publishers Weekly calls it a gem of a crime novel His award winning, multiply translated debut, All Cry Chaos, and the follow on The Tenth Witness, introduce Interpol agent Henri Poincar Len enjoys corresponding with readers and meeting with book groups online Contact him through his website lenrosenonline

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  • I really enjoyed this book It s got a prickly teenage girl Grace who s been in and out of foster homes, united with her grandfather when he gets out of prison he s a magician think a Russian Houdini with a criminal past who s trying to save his brother He teaches Grace to be his assistant It s a lovely page turner if it s possible to combine those things Kirkus gave the book a star for good reason I found myself trying to slow down as I reached the end did not want it to end L I really enjoyed t [...]


  • The magician teaches his apprentice to tell stories, because it s story that diverts the listener from watching the hands story gives the magic shape, and story offers escape Just for a moment, a small child laughs, and it doesn t matter that the coin was a trick what matters is the spark of joy and the knowledge that it s real In Leonard Rosen s The Kortelisy Escape, the tricks are delightfully diagramed and explained, but the story grows, keeping the reader distracted from past and future The [...]


  • This is a very unique book in that I have not read one like it before I loved Grace and Nate as characters because they were flawed, but realistic The use of family stories in the magic shows was a very clever idea and well executed I enjoyed the little sketches of some of the magic tricks because they gave me a clearer picture Towards the ending, I definitely felt the suspense building up and was satisfied with how everything turned out.


  • Love, love, love this book The main characters, grandfather Nate and granddaughter Grace, are two of the best characters I ve read in a long time They are a good match both prickly and difficult but they have moral courage and they call things like they see them Their dialog is one of the book s many highlights, and their struggle to understand and support each other would be enough of a story by itself But Rosen takes the novel two big steps forward when he sets their relationship in a pre Love [...]


  • This is the story of a Ukranian immigrant, Nate, recently released from prison, and his estranged granddaughter, Grace, whose been shuffled through DCF for a decade Nate is awaiting his brother s trial where he s set to testify and Grace is waiting for Nate to let her down, like all her other foster parents have The two set out on a summer magic show tour that turns into a cat and mouse game that twists back to 1940s Ukraine under Stalin and Hitler and turns to present day human traffickers P Th [...]


  • if you like magic tricks, you ll probably enjoy this book there s an amateur magician who was in prison and now has his granddaughter in his care he s supposed to be testifying against his brother they ran a grocery store and there s some white collar financial crime going on things get interesting as the relationship develops between granddaughter and grandfather she s been in a number of foster homes she s counting the days until she will turn 18 and will be out of the foster care sys if you l [...]


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