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High Life, Low Life Level 4

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Award-winning original fiction for learners of English. At seven levels, from Starter to Advanced, this impressive selection of carefully graded readers offers exciting reading for every student's capabilities. A story of jealousy, estrangement and murder. Private Investigator Nathan Marley is hired by a homeless woman to find her missing son. At the same time Marley embar ...more
Paperback, 79 pages
Published November 12th 2001 by Cambridge University Press (first published 2001)
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Maside Kabakci
I read High Life Low Life by Alan Battersby. This book is about a private investigator,Nat Marley, and his tries to solve all problems that he had encountered. He knows the woman, an homeless and old, since he worked New York Police Department. The woman has an heart attack while they are talking. He saves her life but she is no good. She has a last desire from Nat regarding she hadn't seen her son for twenty years. He finds her son before her mother died. Also, this life saves publishes inside ...more
Sep 10, 2009 Cici rated it it was amazing
#1- 1->51 pages.
When I read the book, Annie Clayton reminded me about the man i met when i was a child. He was a homeless, but he had family, only he didn't like to live with them. My grandma told me about his life. He was a businessman, but his business was not good, he was broke and became got mad. He went everywhere and begged people food ad clothes. After few years, i didn't see him anymore. so I though he was died.

I think the author wrote this story to makes the reader understandi
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Scott Hayden
Jul 04, 2016 Scott Hayden rated it really liked it
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Good clean, simple detective story set in New York City. Two cases converge in a surprise ending: one of a homeless woman looking for a lost son, another of a rich woman willing her fortune to a stranger.
May 12, 2014 Edward rated it it was amazing
It's make us confident more . I can understand about homeless people and their difficult life ! We can change the current life to have good life.
Davon Halim
Jan 28, 2016 Davon Halim rated it it was amazing
What a fantastic book. The perfect amount of suspension for me - not too tense. The suspension is also very consistent throughout the book, making it even better. Definitely suggested.
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Dec 17, 2012 沙綾 須長 rated it liked it
-Cambridge University, level4
-Time: 12/16=60minutes, 12/17=60minutes
-7 words summary: Marley, Stella, Annie, murder, homeless, Casino,
-Discussion questions
1. The murder Martha did casino by using stealing money. Have you ever done casino?
-No, I have not. But, I have played ocero by wagering some money.
2.The main character Marley is a private investigator, not public investigator. Do you want to be a self-employed person ?
-No, I don't. Because it's very hard for me to bring people together
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Jan 17, 2014 Linh rated it it was amazing
how to read it? I really need to read it for my class
Apr 24, 2008 Gretchen rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: 6th grade and up
Recommended to Gretchen by: I-Ting Huang
It was a cute story. Very simple to understand. It is about a private investigator in NYC who comes in contact with a homeless woman who is dying and a very wealthy woman and how their lives intertwined. I enjoyed it. It is short and easy to read.
Rawan Saleem
Nov 04, 2013 Rawan Saleem rated it liked it
i found it very boaring and it is not very attractive
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Feb 15, 2008 Ting rated it really liked it
It's a nice, heart-warming detective story!
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