A Novel

Book - 2018
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San Francisco. Summer, 1947. An enigmatic, comely blonde named Stilton walks into the scruffy gin joint where Sammy "Two Toes" Tiffin tends bar. It's love at first sight, but before Sammy can make his move, an Air Force general named Remy arrives with some urgent business. A suspicious flying object has been spotted up the Pacific coast in Washington State near Mount Rainer, followed by a mysterious plane crash in a distant patch of desert in New Mexico that goes by the name Roswell. When one of Sammy's schemes goes south and the Cheese mysteriously vanishes, Sammy is forced to contend with his own dark secrets if he wants to find his girl.
Publisher: New York, NY : William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2018]
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780062433978
Characteristics: 339 pages ; 24 cm
Call Number: MOORE, C


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A zany noir set on the mean streets of post-World War II San Francisco, with loads of crazy characters!

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Hillsboro_ElizabethH Oct 18, 2018

I love Christopher Moore - I've been reading his books for about 15 years now, and they don't usually disappoint. This one, however, felt a little forced. He's too much of a humor writer to write something dark, in my opinion. That being said, it was a quick read, and pretty enjoyable.

Aug 23, 2018

It's cute in that old bumbling Debbie Reyonlds movie way. Didn't have that C Moore feel though.

Jul 28, 2018

Moore's cheesy love story. Only several people die and there's some bad and offensive language. I've read all his books and this would be in my top three least favorite along with his attempts to spoof Shakespeare. Still it wasn't horrible.


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