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Don't stop the carnival

Author: Herman Wouk
Publisher: Boston : Little, Brown and Co., 1999.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : Back Bay pbk. ed., with new introductionView all editions and formats
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A hilarious and heartbreaking novel about retreating from the madness of modern life and escaping to a tropical paradise. Inspired in part by Herman Wouk's own experience of living for seven years on an island in the sun, the novel tells the story of Norman Paperman, a New York City press agent who, facing the onset of middle age, runs away to a Caribbean island to reinvent himself as a hotel keeper. Zany mishaps,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Humorous fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Herman Wouk
ISBN: 0316955124 9780316955126
OCLC Number: 41387705
Description: xv, 395 p. : map ; 21 cm.
Other Titles: Do not stop the carnival
Responsibility: Herman Wouk.
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A hilarious and heartbreaking novel about retreating from the madness of modern life and escaping to a tropical paradise. Inspired in part by Herman Wouk's own experience of living for seven years on an island in the sun, the novel tells the story of Norman Paperman, a New York City press agent who, facing the onset of middle age, runs away to a Caribbean island to reinvent himself as a hotel keeper. Zany mishaps, illicit love, hilarity, and disaster--of a sort particular to the tropics--ensue.

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