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Lapham Rising
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Perennial
Publication date June 1, 2007
Pages 243
Binding Paperback
Edition Reprint
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9780060833626
ISBN-10 0060833629
Dimensions 0.75 by 5.50 by 8 in.
Weight 0.60 lbs.
Original list price $13.99
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An eccentric writer living as a recluse on his own island with his talking dog Hector comes up with a scheme to take on his irritating new neighbor, a self-aggrandizing multimillionaire named Lapham who is building a grotesquely enormous new home next door, in a satirical debut novel of life in the Hamptons. Reader's Guide available. Reprint. 25,000 first printing.
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Harry March is something of a wreck and more than half nuts. Up until now, he has lived peacefully on an island in the Hamptons with his talking dog, Hector, a born-again Evangelical and unapologetic capitalist. But March’s life starts to completely unravel when Lapham—an ostentatious multimillionaire who made his fortune on asparagus tongs—begins construction of a gargantuan mansion just across the way. To Harry, Lapham’s monstrosity-to-be represents the fetid and corrupt excess that has ruined modern civilization. Which means, quite simply, that this is war.



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9780060833626 | details & prices | 243 pages | 5.50 × 8.00 × 0.75 in. | 0.60 lbs | List price $13.99
About: An eccentric writer living as a recluse on his own island with his talking dog Hector comes up with a scheme to take on his irritating new neighbor, a self-aggrandizing multimillionaire named Lapham who is building a grotesquely enormous new home next door, in a satirical debut novel of life in the Hamptons.

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