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Inflating a Dog (trade paperback)

Inflating a Dog (trade paperback)

ByEric Kraft

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Peter Leroy struggles to win the affections of the toothsome Patti Fiorenza while keeping his mother’s hopes and his mother’s boat afloat. Ella Leroy dreams of escaping the dreary routine of her 1950s wife-and-mom life. Without telling her husband, she enlists her son Peter and his locally-notorious girlfriend Patti in a scheme to buy a run-down clamboat and re-invent it as an elegant cruising vessel for summer people in the bayside town of Babbington, Long Island. But after they’ve bought the boat, Peter discovers that it is slowly sinking. “Raucous, wise, and great fun, this is simply not to be missed.” Nancy Pearl, Booklist “The secret dreams and yearnings of a soul in the making, a fool for beauty.” Frederic Koeppel, Memphis Commercial Appeal “Fascinating and sophisticated.” Jennifer Reese, The New York Times Book Review “The best description of sex appeal anywhere, ever.” Peter Jon Shuler

Details

Publication Date
Sep 3, 2012
Language
English
ISBN
9781300145530
Category
Fiction
Copyright
All Rights Reserved - Standard Copyright License
Contributors
By (author): Eric Kraft

Specifications

Pages
236
Binding
Perfect Bound
Interior Color
Black & White
Dimensions
US Trade (6 x 9 in / 152 x 229 mm)

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