The Year of Past Things

By M. A. Harper
(Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Hardcover, 9780151011162, 368pp.)

Publication Date: January 2005

Other Editions of This Title: Paperback

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Phil Randazzo, owner of the trendy Tasso Restaurant in New Orleans, is being haunted and he's not at all happy about it. Strange supernatural events are taking place in the home he shares with his new wife, Michelle. Michelle's late husband, the legendary Cajun musician A. P. Savoie, begins to appear at will and inhabit everyday objects. As Savoie's presence grows stronger, the couple asks for help-psychics and exorcists are consulted until Phil narrowly escapes a deadly accident. Clearly, the honeymoon is over; but what, if anything, does Savoie want from them?

In The Year of Past Things, the acclaimed author of The Worst Day of My Life, So Far has conjured up a savvy ghost story with a healthy helping of New Orleans flair.

About the Author

M. A. Harper is the author of the novel The Worst Day of My Life, So Far. She lives in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Praise For The Year of Past Things

"Original, fresh, and winning."-San Francisco Chronicle

"Readers will find themselves laughing out loud and moved to tears. An immense and original talent." -The Times-Picayune (New Orleans)

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