Description - Sneaky People by Berger
Buddy Sandifer is the natty owner of a used-car lot in the 1930s American Midwest. He is the father of Ralph, a sex-obsessed 15-year old, and the husband of Naomi, a seemingly boring housewife. Laverne is his mistress, a former prostitute who insists on Buddy's promise to divorce his wife. Buddy has a more drastic plan for Naomi - he plans on hiring someone to kill her. The Midwestern setting of SNEAKY PEOPLE provides a steady stream of quirky characters and a dry, dusty sense of place to emphasize their languid humanity and contrast the deep passions that drive their actions. As Buddy handles the planning of his wife's murder, Naomi hides a literary secret, and Ralph explores new sexual territory, the hidden truths of their lives will come to the surface with surprising consequences.
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(214mm x 140mm x 18mm)
Simon & Schuster
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Author Biography - Berger
Thomas Berger is the author of twenty-two novels. His previous novels include REGIMENT OF WOMEN, MEETING EVIL, BEST FRIENDS and THE FEUD, which was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize. His LITTLE BIG MAN is known throughout the world. A number of other novels have also been made into movies.