Mooney In Flight by Bruce Ducker

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Leonard Mooney hits what many might consider the fantasy jackpot: inheriting a deserted tropical island and a chance at a fresh life. Armed with time, scenery, and a healthy ration of rum, Mooney wrestles the ghosts who follow him, amuse him, hector him.

Dark and comic, Mooney in Flight follows a disaffected, drunk, and bewildered man who has removed himself from the lives of his two children and the ex-wife he adores. He is alone with his thoughts, relentless sand fleas, and unanswered questions. When an airplane lands on his island, an exotic couple disembark and bring to his solitude both danger and opportunity for change.

The reader of Mooney in Flight may glimpse the escape act of so many American males who disappear into drink or fantasy or work, into anything but responsibility and empathy.
 

About Bruce Ducker

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Bruce Ducker was raised in New York City and has spent most of his working life practicing corporate law. He has been writing novels since 1975, and his eighth and ninth books will be published in 2008. He won the Colorado Book Award for Lead Us Not into Penn Station.
 
Published January 20, 2011 by MP Publishing Limited. 384 pages
Genres: Humor & Entertainment, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Action & Adventure, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense. Fiction

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