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Going postal

Author: Terry Pratchett
Publisher: New York : HarperCollins, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Moist von Lipwig is a con artist and a fraud, and a man faced with a life choice: be hanged, or put Ankh-Morpork's ailing postal service back on its feet. It's a tough decision. But he's got to see that the mail gets through, come rain, hail, sleet, dogs, the Post Office Workers' Friendly and Benevolent Society, the evil chairman of the Grand Trunk Semaphore Company, and a midnight killer. Maybe it'll take a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fantasy fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Terry Pratchett
ISBN: 9780552167680 0552167681 9780552154321 0552154326 9780552158121 0552158127 0385603428 9780385603423 0060013133 9780060013134 0552149438 9780552149433
OCLC Number: 973576234
Notes: "A novel of Discworld."
Description: 352 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Terry Pratchett.

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The post was an old thing, of course, but it was so old that it had magically become new again. The post office is an ailing institution belonging to the olden days. New technology overshadows its  Read more...

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