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The tax inspector.

Author: Peter Carey
Publisher: Faber and Faber, 1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The day that Benny Catchprice was fired from the spare parts department of Catchprice Motors by his aunt Cathy was also the day that the Tax Inspector, Maria Takis, arrived to begin her long-overdue audit of the family business. But this is no ordinary investigation. Maria is eight months' pregnant, Granny Catchprice is at war with her offspring, and Benny, her grandson, wants to become an angel..." -- Back cover.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Carey
ISBN: 0571166830 9780571166831 0571166326 9780571166329
OCLC Number: 60009873
Description: 279 pages

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