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Death Wishing

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Title: Death Wishing
Author: Scott, Laura Ellen
ISBN: 9781935439394
Publisher: Ig Publishing
Published: 2011
Binding: Quality
Language: English
Condition: Used: Very Good
Clean, unmarked copy with some edge wear. Good binding. Dust jacket included if issued with one. We ship in recyclable American-made mailers. 100% money-back guarantee on all orders.

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Publisher Description:
"This is a terrific story, beautifully written, and completely enthralling."--Dorothy Allison

"I admire the sentences, the clarity of mind, and characters who catch and keep our attention. Bob Dylan sings about a journey 'all the way from New Orleans to Jerusalem...' as way of apotheizing, scrutinizing, and recognizing the world we live in. Laura Scott is on the way."--Alan Cheuse

What if your most fervent wish could come true, and all you had to do was...die first. Recovering from a bitter divorce, middle-aged Victor Swaim wants nothing more than to live a carefree, drunken existence in New Orleans, making capes and corsets, and lusting for Pebbles, the girl who lives across the street.

But, after a series of deathbed wishes come true--including the curing of cancer, the elimination of cats, the return of Elvis (1967 vintage), the clouds turning orange, mothers growing third eyes and cups of coffee becoming bottomless--the hysteria that grows around "Death Wishing" forces Victor into action. Along with his entrepreneurial son Val and his libertine friend Martine, Victor must battle the apocalyptics who have seduced Pebbles away from her true vocation of singing the blues (very badly) while at the same time confronting his mortal identity: just what would he wish for the world without him in it?