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Beggarman, Thief
AuthorIrwin Shaw
CountryUnited States
PublisherDelacorte Press
Publication date
15 July 1978
Media typePrint (hardback & paperback)
Pages512 pp
Preceded byRich Man, Poor Man 

Beggarman, Thief is a 1977 novel written by Irwin Shaw. It was a sequel to his 1970 bestseller Rich Man, Poor Man and focuses on the surviving Jordache siblings, Gretchen and Rudolph; their deceased brother Thomas' teenage son Wesley Jordache; and Gretchen's adult son Billy Abbott.

The miniseries adapted from the original novel had a 1976-77 sequel entitled Rich Man, Poor Man Book II, broadcast prior to the publication of Beggarman, Thief and was not based on the second novel. A television adaptation of Beggarman, Thief followed in 1979, starring Tovah Feldshuh, Glenn Ford, Bo Hopkins, Lynn Redgrave, Jean Simmons Susan Strasberg and Andrew Stevens.