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To ease her loneliness, Judy Mason orders a wooden replica of her husband, Harry, a sailor aboard ship at sea. Instead of Harry's facsimile, the anatomically incorrect manny turns out to be a caricature of him. No matter. Her girlfriends are not only envious that she has found a friend and potential business partner in the dummy; they also want to borrow him and pay for hi ...more
Paperback, 242 pages
Published October 12th 2011 by Createspace
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Krystal
What kind of woman would consider replacing her husband with a wooden replica? A lonely woman, of course. Judy's husband spends long lengths of time away from home when he is working as a sailor. Judy feels his absence when he is away. To Judy, the wooden replica is the perfect solution.


However, not everyone sees it Judy's way. Her girlfriends are actually supportive, but their husbands...and Judy's husband, see the wooden replica trying to take Harry, Judy's husband, out of the picture. This st
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Kristilyn (Reading In Winter)
FTC: I received this book from the author in return for a fair and honest review.

Me and My Manny, by M. A. MacAfee, is a story about Judy, a lonely woman who’s husband, Harry, is away for long periods of time for work. To quell her loneliness, Judy decides to have a mannequin made to the likeness of her husband.

While I do understand loneliness, maybe the fact that I would rather buy a dog than make a life-size inanimate version of my husband is why I thought this was a bizarre little book. Of co
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JenniferJ
Me and My Manny covers quite a few genre's at once and is one of the cutest, maybe weirdest stories I have read this year! It has romance, comedy, and even a tad of horror as Judy and her husband cope with her wooden replica of him.

I don't think I have ever been lonely enough to want a lifesize doll of my hubby hanging around and I sure wouldn't want to "rent" him out but alas the predicaments Judy gets herself into over this doll is amusing and heartbreaking as well because the underlying reaso
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Dorothy Hensel
really weird and bizarre, funny though not believable
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Mother and daughter award-winning novelists, using the pseudonym M.A. MacAfee, have teamed up to deliver humorous fiction. Mary Belknap, a sociology graduate of UCLA, has worked as a researcher over the years while honing the craft of fiction. A former mountaineer and marathon runner, she now finds creative replenishment in long hikes in the wooded forests of Western Washington. Mary Ann MacAfee, ...more
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