The Way of All Fish

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Scribner Book Company
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5.2 X 8.1 X 0.9 inches | 0.65 pounds
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About the Author
Bestselling author Martha Grimes is the author of more than thirty books, including twenty-two Richard Jury mysteries. She is also the author of Double Double, a dual memoir of alcoholism written with her son. The winner of the 2012 Mystery Writers of America Grandmaster Award, Grimes lives in Bethesda, Maryland.
Martha Grimes is a very funny writer and TheWay of All Fish is a hilarious and worthy sequel to her bestselling FoulMatter. Like all great satirists, Ms. Grimes sees the world from the other side of the looking glass andinvites us to come along for a wild and wacky ride. A very entertainingand fun read.--Nelson DeMille, bestselling author of The Quest
Few people have ever succeeded in making book publishing of all things seem funny and suspenseful, but Martha Grimes does so brilliantly in The Way of All Fish.--Michael Korda, author of Another Life
"Martha Grimes is back with a deliciously hilarious send-up of the book business. The Way of All Fish nails all the foul matter of publishing dead on, and is a smashingly great read as well."--Linda Fairstein "bestselling author of Death Angel "
"Absurdly amusing."--New York Times Book Review
"This sequel to Foul Matter is a caper that casts an eye on publishing that is comic, caustic, and relentlessly readable.Yes, it's Grimes lite and probably as much fun for the author as it is for herreaders."--Booklist
"This novel is a madcap mystery with delight."--BookPage
"This sendup of the book world, in which hit menapparently have more integrity than publishers, is great fun."--Kirkus
"[An] addictive, whimsical follow-up to 2003's Foul Matter fromMWA Grand Master Grimes...The coup de grace alone is worth the price ofadmission."--Publishers Weekly starred review
"[Martha Grimes] goes entertainingly wonky with this sequelto her bestselling Foul Matter...delivering insider publishing stuff with acidulous wit."--Library Journal