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The Land of Mango Sunsets

The Land of Mango Sunsets

(2007)
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Dorothea Benton Frank is one of America's most insightful writers weaving highly addictive tales of the conundrums of life with hilarity and heat. Now, in The Land of Mango Sunsets, Frank gives us one woman's journey toward a hard-won truth—life isn't always what it appears to be, and the sooner you realize that pride won't keep you warm at night, the happier you will be. Oh, and one other thing—a truly joyous life comes with a generous heart.

Meet Miriam Elizabeth Swanson, in a full-blown snit, buoyed by a fabulous cast who run the gamut from insufferable to wonderful. First is the arrival of Liz Harper, Miriam's tenant from Birmingham, who sets a new cycle in motion. Then her other tenant, Kevin, stalwart companion with more style than Cary Grant, shakes Miriam out of her fog to see which battles are worth the fight. Next, her estranged son announces he's marrying a Jamaican woman. And what about her ex-husband, Charles, and that sordid lingerie model of his? Well, Harry, her African Gray parrot, has plenty of opinions. Finally, you'll laugh and cry when she meets a man named Harrison who changes her into a gal named Mellie.

Miriam spins out from the revolving door of her postured life as a Manhattan quasi-socialite while she thirsts, no, starves for recognition. How did she become what she hates the most, and what does she endure to realize it? And where are the answers? It takes a few spins, dips, and one spectacular fall until Miriam gets her head on straight. Then in a whoosh she's off to the enchanted and mysterious land of Sullivans Island, deep in the Lowcountry of South Carolina.

Told straight from the heart in Frank's vivid, highly entertaining style, The Land of Mango Sunsets just might be her finest work to date. If you decide to read this book, don't make plans to do anything else for a while.

 
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Hardback Editions

April 2007 : USA Hardback
Title: The Land of Mango Sunsets: A Novel
Author(s): Dorothea Benton Frank
ISBN: 0-06-089238-2 / 978-0-7394-8465-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: William Morrow
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Paperback Editions

May 2009 : USA Paperback
Title: Land of Mango Sunsets
Author(s): Dorothea Benton Frank
ISBN: 0-06-171570-0 / 978-0-06-171570-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks
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March 2008 : USA Mass Market Paperback
Title: The Land of Mango Sunsets
Author(s): Dorothea Benton Frank
ISBN: 0-06-089239-0 / 978-0-06-089239-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Avon
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April 2007 : USA Paperback
Title: The Land of Mango Sunsets: A Novel
Author(s): Dorothea Benton Frank
ISBN: 0-06-125928-4 / 978-0-06-125928-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: HarperLuxe
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Audio Editions

March 2017 : USA Audio CD
Title: The Land of Mango Sunsets: Library Edition
Author(s): Dorothea Benton Frank
ISBN: 1-62460-859-0 / 978-1-62460-859-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
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November 2016 : USA Audio CD
Title: The Land of Mango Sunsets
Author(s): Dorothea Benton Frank
ISBN: 1-62460-851-5 / 978-1-62460-851-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
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August 2016 : USA Audio CD
Title: The Land of Mango Sunsets
Author(s): Dorothea Benton Frank
ISBN: 1-62460-860-4 / 978-1-62460-860-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
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June 2016 : USA Audio edition
Title: The Land of Mango Sunsets
Author(s): Dorothea Benton Frank
Publisher: HarperAudio
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May 2009 : USA Audio CD
Title: The Land of Mango Sunsets Low Price CD
Author(s): Dorothea Benton Frank
ISBN: 0-06-178025-1 / 978-0-06-178025-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: HarperAudio
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March 2007 : USA Audio CD
Title: Land of Mango Sunsets, The CD
Author(s): Dorothea Benton Frank
ISBN: 0-06-125648-X / 978-0-06-125648-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: HarperAudio
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April 2007 : USA Audio edition
Title: The Land of Mango Sunsets
Author(s): Dorothea Benton Frank
Publisher: HarperAudio
Availability: Amazon   

April 2007 : UK Audio edition
Title: The Land of Mango Sunsets
Author(s): Dorothea Benton Frank
Publisher: HarperAudio
Availability: Amazon UK   

Kindle Editions

April 2018 : UK Kindle edition
Title: The Land of Mango Sunsets
Author(s): Dorothea Benton Frank
Publisher: Simon & Schuster UK
Availability: Amazon UK   

March 2009 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
Title: The Land of Mango Sunsets
Author(s): Dorothea Benton Frank
Publisher: William Morrow
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