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Mac in the City of Light

3.0 of 5 stars 3.00  ·  rating details  ·  13 ratings  ·  3 reviews
Fourteen-year-old California girl Mackenzie, known as Mac, goes on a school trip to Paris where she meets up with an old musician friend of her dad's, Rudee Daroo, who now makes a living as a cab driver. Rudee reveals that some of the greatest monuments in Paris are being either destroyed or stolen and that the city is slowly becoming darker.

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Paperback, 200 pages
Published February 19th 2013 by Dundurn (first published January 26th 2013)
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Suzanne
Very fun romp through Paris through the eyes of 14-year-old Californian girl Mac, who ends up on a crazy adventure to save the City of Light from going permanently dark, with the help of a ragtag group of French cabbies. Fast-paced and full of laughs, although a bit too predictable in parts. Full review to come in Quill & Quire.
Lexusmcg
I was underwhelmed by the story. Too muddled for me and not enough of a connection with the main character Mac. To me it's a bad combination of Cody Banks, City of Ember, and Lizzie Maguire. The conclusion was a little anitclimactic and I just can't reccommend it.
Margaret Bryant
Light-hearted, quirky and magical. A whirlwind adventure through the City of Light.
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