When Julie Farina walks into the tent at the Barnstable County Fair to see Millroy the Magician her life is transformed. Millroy performs miracles in front of her spellbound eyes. Through Julie, Millroy fins the strength to go out and preach his evangelical message.
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"Picaresque ... Enchanting ... Theroux is a gifted and versatile tale spinner." -- Time "Amazing ... (A) Startlingly Original Tale Of Pure Magic...that amuses, unnerves, and captivates the reader in a spell of bewilderment, danger, and awe...The reader (will) be enthralled." -- The Boston Sunday Herald "Magical ... (A) funny, dark satire of America's obsessions." -- The New York Times Book ReviewAbout the Author:
Paul Theroux's highly acclaimed books include Dark Star Safari, Ghost Train to the Eastern Star, Riding the Iron Rooster, The Great Railway Bazaar, The Old Patagonian Express, Fresh Air Fiend, The Elephanta Suite and A Dead Hand. The Mosquito Coast and Dr Slaughter have both been made into successful films. Paul Theroux is also a frequent contributor to magazines, and divides his time between Cape Cod and the Hawaiian islands.
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Book Description Penguin Putnam~trade. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0140235280. Bookseller Inventory # 9780140235289
Book Description Penguin Putnam~trade, 1994. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0140235280