9780385338912

How to Talk to a Widower: A Novel (Bantam Discovery)

Tropper, Jonathan

ISBN 10: 0385338910 / 0-385-33891-0
ISBN 13: 9780385338912
Publisher: Bantam
Publication Date: 2008
Binding: Softcover
About this title:
Synopsis:
"Beautifully crafted", "Fantastically funny." "Compulsively readable." Jonathan Tropper has earned wild acclaim—-and comparisons to Nick Hornby and Tom Perrotta—for his biting humor and insightful portrayals of families in crisis and men behaving badly. Now the acclaimed author of The Book of Joe and Everything Changes tackles love, lust, and lost in the suburbs—in a stunning novel that is by turns heartfelt and riotously funny.

Doug Parker is a widower at age twenty-nine, and in his quiet suburban town, that makes him something of a celebrity—the object of sympathy, curiosity, and, in some cases, unbridled desire. But Doug has other things on his mind. First there's his sixteen year-old stepson, Russ: a once-sweet kid who now is getting into increasingly serious trouble on a daily basis. Then there are Doug's sisters: his bossy twin, Clair, who's just left he husband and moved in with Doug, determined to rouse him from his Grieving stupor. And Debbie, who's engaged to Doug's ex-best friend and manically determined to pull off the perfect wedding at any cost.

Soon Doug's entire nuclear family is in his face. And when he starts dipping his toes into the shark-infested waters of the second-time around dating scene, it isn't long before his new life is spinning hopelessly out of control, cutting a harrowing and often hilarious swath of sexual missteps and escalating chaos across the suburban landscape.


From the Hardcover edition.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.
 

How to Talk to a Widower: A Novel (Bantam Discovery): Search Results

1.

Tropper, Jonathan
ISBN 10: 0385338910
ISBN 13: 9780385338912
Bookseller: Paperbackshop-US (Secaucus, NJ, U.S.A.)
Bookseller Rating: 5-star rating
Quantity Available: > 20

Book Description: Random House Publishing Group, 2008. Paperback. Book Condition: New. New Book. Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000. Bookseller Inventory # VR-9780385338912

Bookseller & Payment Information | More Books from this Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Add Book to Shopping Basket
Price: US$ 7.72
Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
2.

Tropper, Jonathan
ISBN 10: 0385338910
ISBN 13: 9780385338912
Bookseller: INDOO (Avenel, NJ, U.S.A.)
Bookseller Rating: 4-star rating
Quantity Available: > 20

Book Description: Random House. Book Condition: New. Brand New. Bookseller Inventory # 0385338910

Bookseller & Payment Information | More Books from this Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Add Book to Shopping Basket
Price: US$ 8.37
Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 3.50
Within U.S.A.
3.

Tropper, Jonathan
ISBN 10: 0385338910
ISBN 13: 9780385338912
Bookseller: Movie Mars (Indian Trail, NC, U.S.A.)
Bookseller Rating: 4-star rating
Quantity Available: 4

Book Description: Bantam. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0385338910 Twenty-nine-year-old widower Doug Parker finds his life spiraling out of control as he struggles to come to terms with grief, love, family, and suburbia while dealing with a bossy, pregnant twin sister who urges him to begin dating again, a younger sister planning her wedding, a mother dealing with her ailing husband, and a hostile teenage stepson. Reprint. 60,000 first printing. Bookseller Inventory # 4170711

Bookseller & Payment Information | More Books from this Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Add Book to Shopping Basket
Price: US$ 8.36
Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
4.

Tropper, Jonathan
ISBN 10: 0385338910
ISBN 13: 9780385338912
Bookseller: The Book Depository US (Gloucester, ., United Kingdom)
Bookseller Rating: 5-star rating
Quantity Available: 1

Book Description: Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group Inc, United States, 2008. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Reprint. 206 x 140 mm. Language: English Brand New Book. Beautifully crafted, Fantastically funny. Compulsively readable. Jonathan Tropper has earned wild acclaim---and comparisons to Nick Hornby and Tom Perrotta--for his biting humor and insightful portrayals of families in crisis and men behaving badly. Now the acclaimed author of The Book of Joe and Everything Changes tackles love, lust, and lost in the suburbs--in a stunning novel that is by turns heartfelt and riotously funny. Doug Parker is a widower at age twenty-nine, and in his quiet suburban town, that makes him something of a celebrity--the object of sympathy, curiosity, and, in some cases, unbridled desire. But Doug has other things on his mind. First there s his sixteen year-old stepson, Russ: a once-sweet kid who now is getting into increasingly serious trouble on a daily basis. Then there are Doug s sisters: his bossy twin, Clair, who s just left he husband and moved in with Doug, determined to rouse him from his Grieving stupor. And Debbie, who s engaged to Doug s ex-best friend and manically determined to pull off the perfect wedding at any cost. Soon Doug s entire nuclear family is in his face. And when he starts dipping his toes into the shark-infested waters of the second-time around dating scene, it isn t long before his new life is spinning hopelessly out of control, cutting a harrowing and often hilarious swath of sexual missteps and escalating chaos across the suburban landscape. From the Hardcover edition. Bookseller Inventory # ABZ9780385338912

Bookseller & Payment Information | More Books from this Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Add Book to Shopping Basket
Price: US$ 12.52
Convert Currency
Shipping: FREE From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
5.

Tropper, Jonathan
ISBN 10: 0385338910
ISBN 13: 9780385338912
Bookseller: Nataraj Books, Inc. (Springfield, VA, U.S.A.)
Bookseller Rating: 4-star rating
Quantity Available: > 20

Book Description: Bantam. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0385338910 *BRAND NEW* Ships Same Day or Next!. Bookseller Inventory # SWATI2121107318

Bookseller & Payment Information | More Books from this Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Add Book to Shopping Basket
Price: US$ 9.19
Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
6.

Tropper, Jonathan
ISBN 10: 0385338910
ISBN 13: 9780385338912
Bookseller: BargainBookStores (Grand Rapids, MI, U.S.A.)
Bookseller Rating: 5-star rating
Quantity Available: 10

Book Description: Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # 832059

Bookseller & Payment Information | More Books from this Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Add Book to Shopping Basket
Price: US$ 9.28
Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
7.

Tropper, Jonathan
ISBN 10: 0385338910
ISBN 13: 9780385338912
Bookseller: Murray Media (MIAMI SHORES, FL, U.S.A.)
Bookseller Rating: 5-star rating
Quantity Available: 15

Book Description: Bantam. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # 0385338910

Bookseller & Payment Information | More Books from this Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Add Book to Shopping Basket
Price: US$ 11.34
Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
8.

Tropper, Jonathan
ISBN 10: 0385338910
ISBN 13: 9780385338912
Bookseller: Vital Products COM LLC (Churchville, PA, U.S.A.)
Bookseller Rating: 4-star rating
Quantity Available: 3

Book Description: Bantam. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0385338910. Bookseller Inventory # Z0385338910ZN

Bookseller & Payment Information | More Books from this Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Add Book to Shopping Basket
Price: US$ 15.80
Convert Currency
Shipping: FREE Within U.S.A.
9.

Tropper, Jonathan
ISBN 10: 0385338910
ISBN 13: 9780385338912
Bookseller: Bookhouse COM LLC (Philadelphia, PA, U.S.A.)
Bookseller Rating: 3-star rating
Quantity Available: 2

Book Description: Bantam. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0385338910. Bookseller Inventory # Z0385338910ZN

Bookseller & Payment Information | More Books from this Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Add Book to Shopping Basket
Price: US$ 15.85
Convert Currency
Shipping: FREE Within U.S.A.
10.

Tropper, Jonathan
ISBN 10: 0385338910
ISBN 13: 9780385338912
Bookseller: BookShop4U (Philadelphia, PA, U.S.A.)
Bookseller Rating: 4-star rating
Quantity Available: 3

Book Description: Bantam. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0385338910. Bookseller Inventory # Z0385338910ZN

Bookseller & Payment Information | More Books from this Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Add Book to Shopping Basket
Price: US$ 15.89
Convert Currency
Shipping: FREE Within U.S.A.
View All Listings for this Book