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Topsy Dingo Wild Dog (SIGNED)

Carr, Camilla

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ISBN 10: 1559720131 / ISBN 13: 9781559720137
Published by Birch Lane Press, 1989
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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SIGNED and warmly inscribed on front endpaper by Camilla Carr. ; Tight, clean and crisp. A faint hint of shelf wear, otherwise a gently read book in excellent condition now protected in a new Mylar cover. No remainder mark. Not price clipped. Not ex-library. ; 9 X 6.30 X 1.60 inches; 419 pages; Signed by Author. Bookseller Inventory # 18559

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Title: Topsy Dingo Wild Dog (SIGNED)

Publisher: Birch Lane Press

Publication Date: 1989

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

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Mary Jane Shady, now famous for her peanut butter commercials returns to Uncertain, Texas for her twentieth high school reunion

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Aspiring actress Mary Jane Shady, the heroine of Carr's raunchy, overdone, sometimes crude comedy, was nicknamed Topsy Dingo Wild Dog by her high-school boyfriend Bobby Henderson after he forced her to have sex with a dog, then ditched her. Now 35, Mary Jane is returning to Uncertain, her hometown in west Texas, for her 20th high-school reunion, full of lust for married Bobby, obsessive guilt over her sexual secret and trepidation because the townies think she's a Hollywood star--when in fact she does peanut-butter commercials. She is unaware that Ralph Painter, her obnoxious agent, and Arabella du Noir, black model turned advertising honcho, will soon arrive in Uncertain for an on-location shoot. In her first novel, playwright and producer Carr lampoons small-town tackiness, crass materialism, anti-Semitism and racism. Uncertain's unconventional residents include Baby Flowers, who takes striptease strolls through town; Mary Jane's mother, who runs a funeral parlor; and her 75-year-old Aunt Lottie, deflowered on a car top by her hubby Leo, who sports a Garfield the Cat tattoo on his chest.
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