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A jolly good fellow

Author: Stephen V Masse
Publisher: Boston : Good Harbor Press, ©2008.
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Two weeks before Christmas, Duncan Wagner gets into his car for another attempt at kidnapping the son of his most despised enemy, State Representative Win Booker. When he drives into the wealthy Boston suburb, he is surprised to find the boy hitchhiking. So begins Wagners quest for revenge as he finds himself face to face with a real boy, and without a clue about how to run a kidnapping. Wagner, a self-styled  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen V Masse
ISBN: 097996380X 9780979963803
OCLC Number: 179795203
Responsibility: by Stephen V. Masse.

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Two weeks before Christmas, Duncan Wagner gets into his car for another attempt at kidnapping the son of his most despised enemy, State Representative Win Booker. When he drives into the wealthy Boston suburb, he is surprised to find the boy hitchhiking. So begins Wagners quest for revenge as he finds himself face to face with a real boy, and without a clue about how to run a kidnapping. Wagner, a self-styled charity Santa Claus, comes to realize that eleven year old Gabriel Booker is truly a runaway, much more curious than scared. Gabriel has no idea who Duncan Wagner is or could be. In an old apartment in downtown Boston, the odd pair makes an unforgettable team, providing each other with what they have been missing in life. Author Stephen V. Masse captures the friendship with a blend of suspense and humor, showing that love is a resource which can bring redemption to the most damaged souls.
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Unusual and unique, brilliant characters, a must read

by crazypsychobooklover (WorldCat user published 2009-08-13) Excellent Permalink

An unexpected story, growing into a memorable and thought-provoking ride.  What happens when you mix the holiday season, and a confused young boy  with a troubled grifter searching for a sure thing, the big bankroll?  This unlikely plot delivers one of the best novels...
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A Jolly Good Fellow by Stephen V. Masse

by onyx95 (WorldCat user published 2009-07-27) Good Permalink

It’s almost Christmas and times are tough, Duncan Wagner needed money to live off of so he concocted a plan to get one hundred thousand dollars by kidnapping and ransoming off the kid of State Representative Winthrop Booker. After several attempts to put the plan in motion,...
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