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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Arcade Pub
Publication date October 6, 2015
Pages 313
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9781628725742
ISBN-10 1628725745
Dimensions 0.75 by 5.50 by 8.50 in.
Weight 0.84 lbs.
Original list price $14.99
Amazon.com says people who bought this book also bought:
Cara Massimina | Painting Death | Where I'm Reading From
Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description:
The second Duckworth novel is "A wild and wacky thriller that's like sharing a roller-coaster ride with a suave maniac" (Publishers Weekly, starred review).

Morris Duckworth can't get over Massimina, or Mimi, as he likes to refers to her. But then, he should have thought of that before he kidnapped and killed her. Only now, living in Verona and married to Mimi's sister, does he appreciate how much he misses her and how blindly he has stumbled into a trap of fate. Struggling to adjust to his good fortune, with a lavish house and cushy job, our unsavory hero finds that his new success is rife with tribulation: not least his pushy bride's staggering sexual appetite and his nosy brother-in-law's meddling questions. So when he visits Mimi's grave and her charming photograph winks at him, he's ready for her advice.

Mimi seems to be suggesting a path to Christian redemption: he will help the poor African immigrants of Verona. But is his sudden altruism genuine or a cover for further malfeasance? And why, despite his apparent sincerity, are those who get in his charitable way so prone to "accidents"? The dark and funny sequel to Cara Massimina, Mimi's Ghost is the ultimate comedy of self-justification.

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Editions
Hardcover
Book cover for 9781559705561
 
from Arcade Pub (January 8, 2001)
9781559705561 | details & prices | 313 pages | 5.75 × 8.50 × 1.25 in. | 1.10 lbs | List price $24.95
About: After Morris Duckworth sees Mimi's photograph wink at him during a visit to her gravesite, he can't forget her and questions the events leading to her death.
Paperback
Book cover for 9781559706025 Book cover for 9781628725742
 
The price comparison is for this edition
from Arcade Pub (October 6, 2015)
9781628725742 | details & prices | 313 pages | 5.50 × 8.50 × 0.75 in. | 0.84 lbs | List price $14.99
About: The second Duckworth novel is "A wild and wacky thriller that's like sharing a roller-coaster ride with a suave maniac" (Publishers Weekly, starred review).
from Arcade Pub (April 18, 2011)
9781611451924 | details & prices | 320 pages | List price $19.95
Reprint edition from Arcade Pub (February 14, 2002)
9781559706025 | details & prices | 5.00 × 7.75 × 0.75 in. | 0.80 lbs | List price $12.95
About: After kidnapping and killing his ex-fiancTe, Mimi, Morris Duckworth cannot live with himself, or the questions festering around her death, in the sequel to Juggling the Stars.

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