My Hawaiian Penthouse

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In this engaging comic novel, Mark A. Thompson spins a cautionary tale about the perils of too much drama, drink, and deceit. Filled with backstabbing, greed, and self-abasement, My Hawaiian Penthouse tells the story of a would-be actor and an elderly millionaire - and their friendship (with privileges).

Growing up in small-town Michigan, Teddy Sears takes his cues from the movies. Taught by his favorite stars (Bette Davis! Barbara Stanwyck! ...
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Overview

In this engaging comic novel, Mark A. Thompson spins a cautionary tale about the perils of too much drama, drink, and deceit. Filled with backstabbing, greed, and self-abasement, My Hawaiian Penthouse tells the story of a would-be actor and an elderly millionaire - and their friendship (with privileges).

Growing up in small-town Michigan, Teddy Sears takes his cues from the movies. Taught by his favorite stars (Bette Davis! Barbara Stanwyck! Elizabeth Taylor!), Teddy dreams big: big house, big fame - and a trust fund for life. So with college degree in hand, Teddy heads to Manhattan - only to land in a church production of Godspell. All is not lost, however, for there in the audience sits old-moneyed, blue-blooded, eighty-year-old Harold Armstrong. Before the night’s over, Teddy’s got himself a patron - one who’s worth a million dollars for every year he’s lived on the planet.

Together, Teddy and Harold travel to Hawaii where Teddy convinces Harold to buy a penthouse. Miraculously, at last, Teddy’s future appears secure - that is, until David Findlay arrives. Too pretty and too rich, David Findlay is everything Teddy wants to be - but isn’t. Is David Findlay too good to be true? Can David be trusted alone with Harold? Poor Teddy has his hands full as he works to throw Harold a birthday party and keep David out of Harold’s will.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780595410408
  • Publisher: iUniverse, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 4/28/2007
  • Pages: 144
  • Product dimensions: 0.34 (w) x 6.00 (h) x 9.00 (d)

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