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|| The delightful New York Times bestselling author returns with a hilarious novel about one woman's quest to redo an old house . . . and her life.After her boss in a high-powered Washington public relations firm is caught in a political scandal, fledgling lobbyist Dempsey Jo Killebrew is left almost broke, unemployed, and homeless. Out of options, she reluctantly accepts her father's offer to help refurbish Birdsong, the old family place he recently inherited in Guthrie, Georgia. All it will take, he tells her, is a little paint and some TLC to turn the fading Victorian mansion into a real-estate cash cow.But, oh, is Dempsey in for a surprise when she arrives in Guthrie. "Bird Droppings" would more aptly describe the moldering Pepto Bismol–pink dump with duct-taped windows and a driveway full of junk. There's also a murderously grumpy old lady, one of Dempsey's distant relations, who has claimed squatter's rights and isn't moving out. Ever.Furthermore, everyone in...
|| Electronic reproduction. New York : HarperCollins e-books, 2009. Requires Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 1102 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB).