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The Dog of the South by Charles Portis
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At first I thought Ray Midge followed his run-away wife, Norma, and her creep first husband to Belize to recover his stolen Ford Torino. But as I got to the end of the book, it seems that the novel's point is that the "things" in life, scams to make ...more
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The Beach is a page-turner. Garland's writing kept me wanting to read more. So it was a quick read. About three quarters into the book I got a bit bogged down because so much of the takes place on the same beach, but the story held my interest and th ...more
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