Life among giants: a novel

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2012.
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This funny, exuberant novel captures the reader with the grand sweep of seven-foot-tall David "Lizard" Hochmeyer's larger-than-life quest to unravel the mystery surrounding his parents' deaths. It's a journey laden with pro football stars, a master chef and his beautiful transvestite lover, a world-famous ballerina and her English rocker husband, and a sister who's as brilliant as she is unstable. A wildly entertaining, plot-twisting novel of murder, seduction, and revenge--rich in incident, expansive in character, and lavish in setting --Life Among Giants is an exhilarating adventure. Editors' pick for Amazon's Best of 2012

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9781616200763
9781616201562
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Last Grouping Update 2019-02-18 22:55:05PM
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This funny, exuberant novel captures the reader with the grand sweep of seven-foot-tall David "Lizard" Hochmeyer's larger-than-life quest to unravel the mystery surrounding his parents' deaths. It's a journey laden with pro football stars, a master chef and his beautiful transvestite lover, a world-famous ballerina and her English rocker husband, and a sister who's as brilliant as she is unstable. A wildly entertaining, plot-twisting novel of murder, seduction, and revenge—rich in incident, expansive in character, and lavish in setting—Life Among Giants is an exhilarating adventure. 

Editors' pick for Amazon's Best of 2012 

Shelf Awareness Top Ten Best Fiction of 2012 

Columbus Dispatch's Top Books of 2012

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subject_facet Ballerinas -- Fiction, Murder -- Investigation -- Fiction, Murder victims' families -- Connecticut -- Fiction, Quarterbacks (Football) -- Fiction
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