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Carousel court, a novel, Joe McGinniss Jr

Carousel court, a novel, Joe McGinniss Jr
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Main title
Carousel court
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Joe McGinniss Jr
Sub title
a novel
Nick and Phoebe Maguire a young couple with big dreams, move across the country to Southern California in search of a fresh start for themselves and their infant son following a devastating trauma. But they move at the worst possible time, into an economic crisis that spares few. Instead of landing in a beachside property, strolling the organic food aisles, and selecting private preschools, Nick and Phoebe find themselves living in the dark heart of foreclosure alley, surrounded by neighbours being drowned by their underwater homes who set fire to their belongings, flee in the dead of night and eye one another with suspicion while keeping twelve-gauge shotguns by their beds. Trapped, broke and increasingly desperate, Nick and Phoebe each devise their own plan to claw their way back into the middle class and beyond. Hatched under one roof, their two separate, secret agendas will collide in spectacular fashion

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