The Final Solution: A Story of Detection by Michael Chabon

The Final Solution: A Story of Detection

byMichael Chabon

Paperback | November 1, 2005

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Retired to the English countryside, an eighty-nine-year-old man, rumored to be a once-famous detective, is more concerned with his beekeeping than with his fellow man. Into his life wanders Linus Steinman, nine years old and mute, who has escaped from Nazi Germany with his sole companion: an African gray parrot.

What is the meaning of the mysterious strings of German numbers the bird spews out -- a top-secret SS code? The keys to a series of Swiss bank accounts? Or do they hold a significance both more prosaic and far more sinister?

Though the solution may be beyond even the reach of the once-famous sleuth, the true story of the boy and his parrot is subtly revealed in a wrenching resolution.

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Michael Chabon is the bestselling and Pulitzer Prize-winning author of the Mysteries of Pittsburgh, A Model World, Wonder Boys, Werewolves In Their Youth, The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay, The Final Solution, The Yiddish Policemen?s Union, Maps & Legends, Gentlemen of the Road, and the middle-grade book Summerland. He lives in...
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Title:The Final Solution: A Story of DetectionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:160 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.36 inPublished:November 1, 2005Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0060777109

ISBN - 13:9780060777104

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“Infused with a graceful, elegiac atmosphere…wrought with innovative construction, glittering with epiphany…remarkable.”