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Book Title: Whale Season|
The author of the book: N.M. Kelby
Edition: Shaye Areheart Books
Date of issue: January 17th 2006
ISBN 13: 9780307336774
Format files: PDF
The size of the: 38.27 MB
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One Christmas Eve, Whale Harbor is visited by a man who thinks heâ€™s Jesus and claims to be looking for a game of poker. But, as usual, things are not quite what they seem. Having some version of the Lord in town for his birthday creates a strange effect on the locals: unlikely couples are breaking up and making up and making out; a luxury mobile home that belonged to an elderly couple from New Jersey (until they disappeared after a run-in with â€œthe Lordâ€) is won by a down-on-his-luck gambler in an unbelievable hand of poker; the areaâ€™s most well-known and long-forgotten tourist attraction is rising up from a hole in the ground; and a gun no one has used in years is suddenly in hot demand. In the steamy climes of southern Florida, you take your miracles where you can get themâ€”and if that means being led to salvation by a schizophrenic with a rap sheet, so be it.
In the rollicking tradition of Carl Hiaasenâ€™s Tourist Season, with the heart of Garrison Keillorâ€™s Lake Wobegon, and peopled by the kind of colorful characters who would be quite at home in any Tom Robbins novel, N. M. Kelbyâ€™s Whale Season is a sharp and funny novel made up of equal parts comic adventure and serial-killer inspired mayhem.
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Read information about the authorDr. Nicole Mary Kelby is the critically acclaimed international author of seven novels including THE PINK SUIT, WHITE TRUFFLES IN WINTER and the New York Times bestseller IN THE COMPANY OF ANGELS. She is the recipient of numerous grants and awards including a Bush Artist Fellowship in Literature, Florida Book Award, and both the Florida and Minnesota State Arts Board Fellowship. She is toured and translated worldwide. Her forthcoming novel, A SMALL HISTORY OF THE KNOWN WORLD, is based on the lives of Mark Twain and his epileptic daughter Jean. Set the day before Christmas Eve, throughout the course of a meal, these two broken mercurial creatures inch towards love, disaster, and the tragic secret of the angels of Venice. Kelby lives with Irish sculptor Alan Milligan. With their wee dog in tow, they divide their time between their two countries.
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