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Patron Saint of Used Cars and Second Chances based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
I don't normally go for memoirs, but I went for this one. Millhone comes to the table with just the right mix of oddball humor, tenderness, and drama. I like the way he tells the story as well, just as much a mix of memories as the ongoing track of events. Everything Millhone chooses to describe (either the memories or the track of events) seems carefully chosen and essential. The memories seem at first to be digressions from the main story of the car, but really they are as much a part of the action as the main story and the book never loses its momentum, even if it is not completely linearly told. I really got into the book. I felt engaged with this little window view into Millhone's life. Nicely done.