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Shining City A witty and sexy satire about how contemporary American culture defines right and wrong, good and bad, from the acclaimed author of The Bones.When good guy Marcus Ripps takes over his black sheep brother s lucrative dry cleaning business, he has no idea what he s in for Before long, he is running one of the most popular escort services in West Hollywood As the money sta Best Download Shining City [ author ] Seth Greenland [ Kindle ePUB or eBook ] – groundhogwalking.co.uk

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  1. I no longer remember what caused me to open this book I think maybe it was something I read about the author or one of his other books but whatever it was thank you It was thoroughly enjoyable Marcus gets laid off from his job at a toy...

  2. Darkly hilarious Seth Greenland asks a lot of unsettling questions about what basically good people might find themselves doing to make ends meet in the current economic climate, as a laid off factory manager inherits a dry cleaning bus...

  3. Another one I wish I remembered why I marked to read.Man s estranged brother dies, leaving him a thriving escort service, just as he s lost his factory management job and prospects look dim It s got all the right parts for a kooky comedy satire, right down to a pole dancing, pot smoking, g...

  4. The perfect companion for two days of long plane rides and even longer airport layovers.

  5. Life for Marcus Ripps is becoming complicated Marcus, the production manager for a toy company, has a huge mortgage, ever increasing bills, and an elaborate bar mitzvah to finance His wife Jan is entangled in a business venture that isn t making any money and their sex life is suffering because of it His live in mother in law is ailing and facing surgery with no insurance When Marcus s boss announces that the plant is moving to China and he must relocate to keep his job, it seems as if there Life for Marcus Ripps is becoming complicated Marcus, the production manager for a toy company, has a huge mortgage, ever increasing bills, and an elaborate bar mitzvah to finance His wife Jan is entangled in a business venture that isn t maki...

  6. I m always in the market for a funny book, simply because there aren t that many good ones So, after hearing lots of buzz about how hilarious this book was, I took it along on vacation The story revolves around an mild mannered Los Angeles factory manager in his late 30s named Marcus When his childhood friend and current employer pulls the rug out from under Marcus s middle class lifestyle by relocating his job to China, Marcus is left twisting in the wind as the family s debts start to pile I m always in the market for a funny book, simply because there aren t that many good ones So, after hearing lots of buzz about how hilarious this book was, I took it along on vacation The story revolves around an mild mannered Los Angeles factory manager in his late 30s named Marcus When his childhood friend and current employer pulls the rug out from under Marcus s middle class lifestyle by relocating his job to China, Marcus is left twisting in the wind as the family s debts start to pile up Fortunately, his brother dies.It seems that this brother was the polar opposite of Marcus a hellraiser with outsize appetites and a penchant for shady shenanigans As a final dark joke from beyond the grave, the brother has left Marcus the titular dry cleaning company which is a front for h...

  7. Greenland has a very funny premise here When a criminal dies, he lives his dry cleaning business to his long estranged brother This business opportunity lands in his brother s lap at the perfect time Marcus Ripps, an average Joe, has just found out that the entire toy manufacturing operation where s he been a foreman for 15 years is being shipped to China Without the inheritance from his brother Marcus would have two options move his wife and 13 year old son to China to run the plant t Greenland has a very funny premise here When a criminal dies, he lives his dry cleaning business to his long estranged brother This business opportunity lands in his brother s lap at the perfect time Marcus Ripps, an average Joe, has just found out that the entire toy manufacturing operation where s he been a foreman for 15 years is being shipped to China Without the inheritance from his brother Marcus would have two options move his wife and 13 year old son to China to run the plant there or face unemployment The inherited drycleaning business seems to be a godsend, but Marcus quickly discovers the business is a front for a prostitution ring Faced with limited options, Marcus decides to give being a pimp a try and Greenland milks every drop of humor there is to be found as this average Joe goes about trying to learn and manage the business everything from inte...

  8. SHINING CITY 2008 Seth Greenland .Marcus Ripps has worked for a toy company for fifteen years He is currently their plant manager One day his boss calls him into his office to tell him that he is moving the factory to China, where costs are low Marcus can keep his job if he decides to move with the company, otherwise, he is out of a job Marcus thinks about it, but he and his family wife, young son, and an aging mother in law decide it wouldn t work Now he doesn t have a job, bu SHINING CITY 2008 Seth Greenland .Marcus Ripps has worked for a toy com...

  9. You can read this and other reviews on my blog.Marcus Ripps is an ordinary guy he manages a toy factory in Van Nuys, his wife, Jan, runs a small boutique, his son is getting ready for his bar mitzvah Then the factory moves to China, Marcus loses his job and suddenly the family is struggling to keep a roof over their heads Enter Marcus estranged brother Julian or rather exit, since Julian joins the story as he s dying of a heart attack He leaves Marcus...

  10. I won this book at the First Reads give away and got started with it right after receiving it I liked how the book started, it was quite gripping I particularly liked that the main character, Marcus was a nice guy, but made decisions based on his survival instinct, rather than to do the right thing It feels good to read a book about some one normal, who is not driven by altruism or love for others, but just...