This Is Where I Leave You
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|Format: ||Paperback, 400 pages|
|Published In: ||United Kingdom, 01 April 2011|
The Richard & Judy-selected author returns with a touching and hilarious new novel.Poor Judd Foxman returns home early to find his wife in bed with his boss - in the act. He now faces the twin threats of both divorce and unemployment. His misery is compounded further with the sudden death of his father.He is then asked to come and 'sit Shiva' for his newly deceased parent with his angry, screwed-up and somewhat estranged brothers and sisters in his childhood home. It is there he must confront who he really is and - more importantly - who he can become.Funny, moving, powerful and poignant, THIS IS WHERE I LEAVE YOU is the fabulous follow-up to HOW TO TALK TO A WIDOWER and Jonathan Tropper at his best.
The Richard & Judy-selected author returns with a touching and hilarious new novel.
About the Author
Jonathan Tropper was born and raised in Riverdale, New York. He attended the creative writing program at New York University Graduate School of Arts and Science, where he received a Masters degree. His novels have been translated into more than ten languages. He lives with his wife and children in Westchester, NY, and teaches writing at Manhattanville College. Visit his website at: www.jonathantropper.com.
I rattled through it, fascinated and appalled. -- Patrick Kidd * TIMES * A very well-observed tale of modern family strife ... fabulously entertaining -- Matthew Syed * TIMES *
Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )|
19.8 x 13 x 2.6 centimetres (0.26 kg)|
15+ years |