Playing the Angel #2020

Playing the Angel By Kenneth Womack Playing the Angel By day Tiff Proulx works as a living statue posing as the Statue of Liberty for the French Quarter s tourist trade in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina By night she descends into the darkness cost
  • Title: Playing the Angel
  • Author: Kenneth Womack
  • ISBN: 9781622880232
  • Page: 179
  • Format: Paperback
  • Playing the Angel By Kenneth Womack By day, Tiff Proulx works as a living statue, posing as the Statue of Liberty for the French Quarter s tourist trade in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina By night, she descends into the darkness costumed as the Angel of Mercy, defending and protecting the storm refugees from the thugs who pock the city s wayward streets But her acts of heroism are no accident Tiff s daBy day, Tiff Proulx works as a living statue, posing as the Statue of Liberty for the French Quarter s tourist trade in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina By night, she descends into the darkness costumed as the Angel of Mercy, defending and protecting the storm refugees from the thugs who pock the city s wayward streets But her acts of heroism are no accident Tiff s days as an innocent college student came to an abrupt end aftera National Guardsman, pretending to be a Good Samaritan, raped her during the height of the storm s fury.Tiff s skills as a living statue include extraordinary stealth and an uncanny ability to render herself completely motionless Using these powers, she transforms herself into a vigilante hero, combing the Quarter to fight evil and injustice, as well as to hunt down the man who plunged her life into despair during the storm s darkest hours.
    Playing the Angel By Kenneth Womack
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      Kenneth Womack

    About "Kenneth Womack"

    1. Kenneth Womack

      Kenneth Womack is a world renowned authority on the Beatles and their enduring cultural influence His latest book project involves a two volume, full length biography devoted to famed Beatles producer Sir George Martin Forthcoming in 2017, the first book in the series will be entitled Maximum Volume The Life of Beatles Producer George Martin The Early Years 1926 1966.Womack s Beatles related books include Long and Winding Roads The Evolving Artistry of the Beatles 2007 , The Cambridge Companion to the Beatles 2009 , and The Beatles Encyclopedia Everything Fab Four 2014.Womack is also the author of three award winning novels, including John Doe No 2 and the Dreamland Motel 2010 , The Restaurant at the End of the World 2012 , and Playing the Angel 2013 He is Dean of the Wayne D McMurray School of Humanities and Social Sciences at Monmouth University, where he also serves as Professor of English.

    186 thoughts on “Playing the Angel”

    1. Victor Marie Hugo, one of the greatest and best known French writers, has quoted remarkably about statue as Dear God How beauty varies in nature and art In a woman the flesh must be like marble in a statue the marble must be like flesh Kenneth Womack, an American author has spun quite a spectacular tale in his latest book, Playing the Angel , which will make you see the life of a woman who acts an angel for the storm hit people But unfortunately, the tale couldn t make me see or understand Tiff [...]


    2. Womack tells a post Katrina story with some unusual twists and an insider s view of New Orleans French Quarter.


    3. I got this as a free giveaway from I enjoyed this book I was hooked and ended up finishing the book in one day I really enjoyed seeing the whole street side of New Orleans Tiff is such an unlikely heroine which is what makes her so appealing to me She over came such adversity to turn into a modern day superhero


    4. Interesting premise, good chapter titles A few too many euphemisms to be believable as inner dialogue several uses of lo but an entertaining read.


    5. When gave me this book I wondered why I asked for it Another story about the horrifying events during and after Katrina Worse yet written by a man featuring a female protagonist and a brutal rape recipe for disaster.However what I found was a delightful surprise A well written book that explores the theme of the choices we all face between hope and despair,and between good and evil The heroine is believable and likeable The setting , speaking as someone who loves New Orleans, very authentic The [...]


    6. I got this book as a Good Reads Giveaway I was excited because the plot sounded fascinating but when I began the book, I felt as though it was poorly written and slightly boring That feeling didn t last long About 20 pages in, I was gripped by Tiff s experiences and roller coaster of emotions I will not say that this is the best written book I ve ever read the prose is fairly simple, but highly accessible The story is suspenseful and exciting I probably would not read it again I rarely re read b [...]


    7. I won this book in a giveaway I thought it was ok I can see myself picking this up in the store and reading it I wasn t terribly impressed with the writing, sometimes the flow of the book was lacking I also found it hard to want to read it Finally by the last quarter of the book I was hooked and couldn t put it down I enjoyed the storyline and I liked getting to know Tiff.




    8. The New Orleans chant Who dat gets flipped into Who am I in Playing the Angel, as Tiff Proulx pronounced like Peru, without the e finds her life, and herself, turned inside out in the midst and aftermath of Hurricane Katrina Who is Tiff Proulx Is she a Tulane graduate student in mathematics Is she an under the table street performer Is she a victim or a protector Is she Lady Liberty Is she an Angel of Mercy or Death All of these questions swirl in the storm rattled psyche of Tiff Before, during [...]


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