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Subject: Great fun southern novel in Florida
Date Posted: 2/6/2009 3:21 PM ET
Member Since: 2/25/2007
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Anybody looking for a truly fun novel, set in south central Florida---where there's still a lot of southern-ess saved between the coasts ---should get  "Mama Does Time" by Deborah Sharp.

It 's a paperback, out about six months ago, so it may be hard to find used. But put it on your lists. It's laugh-out-loud, and she really captures the characters and feel of a place many people don't know much about.

It's sort of a mystery, sort of like a much lighter, and funnier, Edna Buchanan. For a light, fun read this is one of the best I've seen in a long time.

Date Posted: 2/7/2009 1:54 PM ET
Member Since: 11/27/2006
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Thanks Betty. I added it to my WL.