The fat man

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Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers,
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1st U.S. ed.
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IL: UG - BL: 3.6 - AR Pts: 6
Colin Potter has no idea what he's gotten himself into when he filches a chocolate bar from Herbert Muskie -- the Fat Man -- while Muskie bathes in a stream in the woods. Muskie forces Colin to help him break into a home and steal an old woman's fortune. Then, using threats of complicity and future harm, the Fat Man keeps Colin from ratting on him. Gradually, Muskie's influence spreads, encompassing Colin's parents and the rest of his family in an ever-tightening net, forcing them to go along with his criminal schemes.In Muskie, Gee has created a character who brings psychological terror to a new dimension.
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display_description In 1933, Herbert Muskie returns to his rundown hometown of Loomis, New Zealand, and uses a combination of cunning and psychological threats to take control of the lives of twelve-year-old Colin Potter and his family as part of a plan to get even for the mistreatment he suffered as a schoolboy.
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subject_facet Criminals. -- Fiction, New Zealand -- Fiction, Revenge -- Fiction
title_display The fat man
title_full The fat man / Maurice Gee
title_short The fat man
topic_facet Criminals, Fiction, Revenge