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The Loved One


Extreame Savings Item! Save 50% on the The Loved One by Back Bay Books at Jen Blood. Hurry! Limited time offer. Offer valid only while supplies last. Following the death of a friend, the poet and pets' mortician Dennis Barlow finds himself entering the artificial Hollywood paradise of the


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Following the death of a friend, the poet and pets' mortician Dennis Barlow finds himself entering the artificial Hollywood paradise of the Whispering Glades Memorial Park. Within its golden gates, death, American-style, is wrapped up and sold like a package holiday-and Dennis gets drawn into a bizarre love triangle with Aimée Thanatogenos, a naïve Californian corpse beautician, and Mr. Joyboy, a master of the embalmer's art. Waugh's dark and savage satire on the Anglo-American cultural divide depicts a world where reputation, love, and death cost a very great deal.

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Manufacturer:Back Bay Books
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EAN:9780316216470
Item Weight:0.35 pounds
Item Size:0.5 x 8.25 x 8.25 inches
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Package Size:5.43 x 0.55 x 0.55 inches

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