Figgs & Phantoms

By Ellen Raskin

Mona is embarrassed by her zany, ex-show-business family—except for her fourfoot-four-inch-tall Uncle Florence Italy Figg. When he dies, Mona is desolate. She is sure he has gone to Capri, the Figg family Heaven, and decides to follow him.

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