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Issue Details: First known date: 2014... 2014 The Claimant
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''So then, here it is. The unadorned un-self-flattering gospel, the never-before-told story our intricately intertwined lives ... Listen: I know things that no one else knows. Trust me.'

'Manhattan, 1996: the trial of the Vanderbilt claimant is finally coming to an end. The case - long, complex, riven with unknowns, attracting huge media and social interest - has been seeking to establish whether or not a certain man is the son of the fabulously wealthy and well-connected Vanderbilt family. The son went missing, presumed dead, while serving in the Vietnam war. There is huge fortune, prestige and status at stake. But is the man - a handsome cattle farmer from Queensland - really the Vanderbilt heir? And if so, why does he seem so reluctant to be found?

'From one of our foremost novelists, The Claimant is a compelling and ravishingly readable novel about the fluid, shifting and ultimately elusive nature of identity and the reasons why people seek to change their names, their identities or their personalities.' (Publication abstract)

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    • Sydney South, South Sydney area, Sydney Southern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: HarperCollins Australia , 2014 .
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      Extent: 624p.
      Note/s:
      • Published 1 May 2014
      ISBN: 9781460701164
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      United States of America (USA),
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      Americas,
      :
      Bibliotheca Boadicea ,
      2018 .
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      Extent: 554p.
      Edition info: First American edition
      Note/s:
      • Published: 22nd July 2016
         

      ISBN: 9781533448415

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Works about this Work

Book Review : The Claimant David Callahan , 2014 single work
— Appears in: Queensland Review , December vol. 21 no. 2 2014; (p. 233)

— Review of The Claimant Janette Turner Hospital , 2014 single work novel
Review : The Claimant Lauren Cook , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: Good Reading , August 2014; (p. 38)

— Review of The Claimant Janette Turner Hospital , 2014 single work novel
Janette Turner Hospital : The Claimant Michael Richardson , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: The Newtown Review of Books , September 2014;
Well Read Katharine England , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 24 May 2014; (p. 25)

— Review of The Claimant Janette Turner Hospital , 2014 single work novel
'Call Me Chameleon' Brian Matthews , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , June-July no. 362 2014; (p. 23)

— Review of The Claimant Janette Turner Hospital , 2014 single work novel
Janette Turner Hospital Weaves a Riddling Spell in The Claimant Lucy Nelson , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 26 May 2014; The Age , 26 May 2014; The Canberra Times , 26 May 2014;

— Review of The Claimant Janette Turner Hospital , 2014 single work novel
'Call Me Chameleon' Brian Matthews , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , June-July no. 362 2014; (p. 23)

— Review of The Claimant Janette Turner Hospital , 2014 single work novel
Well Read Katharine England , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 24 May 2014; (p. 25)

— Review of The Claimant Janette Turner Hospital , 2014 single work novel
Review : The Claimant Lauren Cook , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: Good Reading , August 2014; (p. 38)

— Review of The Claimant Janette Turner Hospital , 2014 single work novel
Book Review : The Claimant David Callahan , 2014 single work
— Appears in: Queensland Review , December vol. 21 no. 2 2014; (p. 233)

— Review of The Claimant Janette Turner Hospital , 2014 single work novel
Janette Turner Hospital : The Claimant Michael Richardson , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: The Newtown Review of Books , September 2014;
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