THE SCARED STIFF * * * * * SIGNED COPY * * * * * by Judson Jack (Donald Westlake) Carmichael

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Scheming grifter Barry Lee and his wife and con parter, Lola, come up with an ingenious plan to stage a spectacular and extremely public accidental demise to collect on his life insurance policy, but he soon discovers that some of Lola's greedy cousins hope to make the whole family rich by ensuring that he stays dead.
 

About Judson Jack (Donald Westlake) Carmichael

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Judson Jack Carmichael is the pseudonym of a best-selling author. He lives in New York.
 
Published January 1, 2002 by Carroll & Graf Publishers.
Genres: . Fiction

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An insouciant little tale by Carmichael (pseudonym of "a best-selling author") about an insurance scam that takes on a life of its own when a husband's faked death leaves the unsavory element of his wife's extended family clamoring for a piece of the action.

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At the start of this comic get-rich-quick novel, Barry Lee and his gorgeous South American wife, Lola, are a happy, loving couple who have never realized the financial successes they believe they a

Nov 19 2001 | Read Full Review of THE SCARED STIFF * * * * * SI...

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