The Wish List
Fine/Fine unread copy protected by Archival Brodart cover. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 001360
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Meg Finn is in trouble-unearthly trouble. Cast out of her home by her stepfather after her mother's death, Meg is a wanderer, a troublemaker. But after her latest stunt, finding a place to sleep is the least of her worries. Belch, her partner in crime, has gotten her involved in the attempted robbery of an elderly man, Lowrie McCall. And things go horribly wrong. After an accidental explosion, Meg's spirit is flung into limbo, and a race begins between the demonic and the divine to win her soul.
Irreverent, hilarious, and touchingly hopeful, The Wish List takes readers on a journey of second chances, where joy is found in the most unexpected places.
Review: Meg Finn has led a miserable life. First, her mum died, saddling her with a useless, nasty stepfather. Then, angry and alone, Meg found herself committing acts of petty crime with dim-witted hood Belch Brennan. Finally, just as she was about to go straight to honor her sainted mumís memory, Belch went and got them both killed as they attempted to rob crabby old Lowrie McCall. And if that wasnít bad enough, now St. Peter and Beelzebub canít decide which way Meg is supposed to go. She is one in a million: a soul perfectly balanced between good and evil. Now Megís got to go back and somehow tip the scales UP--the further, the better! To earn her wings, Megís been assigned to help the last person she tried to hurt (Lowrie McCall) who has a wish list of wrong choices that he wants to make right. But Beelzebub canít stand the thought of a bad soul going good. So he sends back the soul of powerfully stupid Belch, (who went straight down without stopping) to muck things up for Meg and Lowrie. But Megís got smarts on her side and more than just a few tricks up her insubstantial sleeve...
At times, best-selling author Eoin Colferís Wish List reads like a head-on collision between Dawsonís Creek and Touched by an Angel. But rabid fans of the Artemis Fowl books wonít notice or care. This black comedy is sure to make every fantasy-reading teenís Wish List. --Jennifer Hubert
Title: The Wish List
Publisher: Miramax, New York, New York, U.S.A.
Publication Date: 2003
Binding: Hard Cover
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
Edition: First American Edition.
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