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Sandlin, Tim

ISBN 10: 0805001689 / ISBN 13: 9780805001686
Published by Henry Holt & Co., 1987
Used Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Author's first novel, a warm and funny story about Kelly Palomino, a dishwasher, who observes a wedding from across the street, and falls instantly and madly in love with the bride, who stops to pick up an abandoned football and punts it expertly over the church roof before entering. Thus, begins Kelly's pursuit of his true love. Beautiful copy, very tightly bound indicating little or no reading, no names or other markings, a stated first edition with a full number row, The DJ is not price clipped, not edgeworn, very clean and bright in a mylar protective sleeve. Bookseller Inventory # 002853

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Publisher: Henry Holt & Co.

Publication Date: 1987

Binding: Cloth/boards HB

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Edition: First Edition

About this title


Unpublished writer Kelly Palomino, a professional dishwasher, pursues the girl of his dreams, an unsuspecting newlywed, and must survive a series of misadventures to find true love

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nine-year-old professional dishwasher Kelly Palamino -- who hears voices in running water; whose toilet tell him to eat fish; whose Water Pik quotes Ezra Pound -- sees the dark-haired bride in full wedding regalia punt a football over the rectory before turning resolutely to walk down the aisle, it's love at first sight. And Kelly won't let a little thing like a wedding come between him and the girl of his dreams . . .

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