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Publisher Description

A riotously funny, emotionally raw New York Times bestselling novel about love, marriage, divorce, family, and the ties that bind—whether we like it or not.

The death of Judd Foxman’s father marks the first time that the entire Foxman clan has congregated in years. There is, however, one conspicuous absence: Judd's wife, Jen, whose affair with his radio- shock-jock boss has recently become painfully public. Simultaneously mourning the demise of his father and his marriage, Judd joins his dysfunctional family as they reluctantly sit shiva and spend seven days and nights under the same roof. The week quickly spins out of control as longstanding grudges resurface, secrets are revealed and old passions are reawakened. Then Jen delivers the clincher: she's pregnant...

“Often sidesplitting, mostly heartbreaking...[Tropper is] a more sincere, insightful version of Nick Hornby, that other master of male psyche.”—USA Today 

NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE STARRING JASON BATEMAN, TINA FEY, JANE FONDA, AND ADAM DRIVER

GENRE
Fiction & Literature
RELEASED
2009
August 6
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
352
Pages
PUBLISHER
Penguin Publishing Group
SELLER
PENGUIN GROUP USA, INC.
SIZE
1.3
MB

Customer Reviews

Boobookitty1369 ,

Decent read

Decent read, complex characters however, we not fully fleshed out. Ending leaves something to be desired.

tuppenz ,

Two Chapters were More Than Enough

I felt this book could have been written by a naughty twelve year old. The humor is juvenile and tiresome. I expected so much more after reading some of the reviews.

Beau 11 ,

This is where I leave you....Jonathan Tropper

One of the best books I have ever read. I have siblings...big brother..little brother and sister. I have had girlfriends...I have had breakups. I have been married for 53 years. This book is so funny...so real..so worthwhile to read...loved it. Jonathan Tropper , thank you for sharing your talent
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