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Sneaky people : a novel

Author: Thomas Berger
Publisher: New York : Simon and Schuster, [1975]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The time is the 1930s. Buddy Sandifer, dressed in his natty white flannels, baby-blue shirt, striped tie, tan-and-white shoes, and coconut-straw hat with polka-dot band, is falling into one of his moods. Owner of a used-car lot and father of a fifteen-year-old son with a penchant for sex manuals, Buddy has decided to murder his wife and marry his mistress, Laverne, a robust blonde who cooks his favorite meal of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Humorous fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Berger, Thomas, 1924-
Sneaky people.
New York : Simon and Schuster, [1975]
(OCoLC)643653212
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Berger
ISBN: 0671218972 9780671218973 0743257952 9780743257954
OCLC Number: 1091701
Description: 315 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: by Thomas Berger.

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Now available in paperback - a tour de force novel of sex, murder and misunderstanding which brilliantly captures the American Midwest of the mid 20th century.  Read more...

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"If you have time for just one novel this season, Sneaky People is the one...Thomas Berger is a magician...he never hits a false note." -- Detroit Free Press "Thomas Berger is a writer of enormous Read more...

 
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