A Man of Good Abilities
|Publication Date:||Aug 2013|
| Publisher:||Faber & Faber, Limited|
| Book Format:||Digital (delivered electronically)|
|List Price:||USD $17.49|
| Book Description: |
First published in 1967, A Man of Good Abilities was Tony Parker's fifth book, and told the story of 65 year-old 'Norman Edwards', a compulsive swindler-embezzler for his whole adult life, one punctuated by numerous ineffective terms of imprisonment. Using journals, letters, and interview transcripts Parker drew a finessing portrait of a man and a seemingly intractable problem that he posed to society.
'Tony Parker is a remarkably skilled and compassionate exponent of...