Penguin leaps for the Jump Artist

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Fri, 02/09/2011 - 10:43 Penguin has acquired a prize-winning novel by Austin Ratner, called The Jump Artist, which recreates the true story of photographer Philip Halsman who took photographs of icons such as Marilyn Monroe, but was also wrongly imprisoned for the murder of his father. Viking commissioning editor Will Hammond said acquired world rights all languages, excluding North and South America, in the title through Victoria Hobbs at A M Heath on behalf of Anne Edelstein. read more Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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