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Q: What happens when an Englishman, an American, and a French woman drive across America in a Mini? A: Merde Happens ...

Q: What happens when an Englishman, an American, and a French woman drive across America in a Mini? A: Merde Happens ...


Paul West is in deep financial merde. His only way out of debt is to accept a decidedly dodgy job that involves him touring America in a Mini, while pretending to be typically British.

Also in the car is Paul's French girlfriend, Alexa, and his American poet friend, Jake, whose main aim in life is to sleep with a woman from every country in the world. Preferably in the back of Paul's Mini.

But as the little car battles from New York to Miami, and then heads west, leg-room turns out to be the least of Paul's troubles. His work is being sabotaged, his tour plans are in tatters, and his love life becomes a Franco-American war zone.

And as Paul knows better than anyone, when you mix love and war - merde happens ...

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    9781742748283

    April 1, 2012

    RHA eBooks Adult

    382 pages

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    9781741664805

    August 1, 2007

    Random House Australia

    384 pages

    RRP $32.99

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