A Fatal Debt
is a work of ﬁction. Names, characters, places,and incidents are the products of the author’s imagination or areused ﬁctitiously. Any resemblance to actual events, locales,or persons, living or dead, is entirely coincidental.Copyright © 2012 by John GapperAll rights reserved.Published in the United States by Ballantine Books,an imprint of The Random House Publishing Group,a division of Random House, Inc., New York.
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Gapper, John.A fatal debt : a novel / John Gapper.pages cmISBN 978-0-345-52789-9 — ISBN 978-0-345-52791-2 (ebook)1. Psychiatrists—Fiction. 2. Bankers—Fiction. 3. Physician and patient—Fiction.4. Rich people—New York (State)—New York—Fiction. 5. Wall Street(New York, N.Y.)—Fiction. I. Title.PS3607.A66F38 2012813'.6—dc23 2011045503Printed in the United States of America on acid-free paperwww.ballantinebooks.com246897531
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