9780743225083

Man and Boy: A Novel

Parsons, Tony

ISBN 10: 0743225082 / 0-7432-2508-2
ISBN 13: 9780743225083
Publisher: Touchstone
Publication Date: 2002
Binding: Softcover
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Synopsis:
HE HAD TO FACE THE TOUGHEST JOB OF HIS LIFE. AND HE NEVER ONCE THOUGHT HE'D BE ON HIS OWN.
Harry had it all: a beautiful wife, an adorable four-year-old son, and a high-paying media job. But on the eve of his thirtieth birthday, with one irresponsible act, he threw it all away. Suddenly he finds himself an unemployed single father trying to figure out how to wash his son's hair the way Mommy did and whether green spaghetti is proper breakfast food. This brilliantly engaging novel will tug at your heart as Harry learns to become a father to his son and a son to his aging father, takes stabs at finding new love, and makes the hardest decision of his life.

From the Publisher:
Tony Parsons' debut novel Man and Boy was named the Butler & Tanner Book of the Year at the British Book Awards this evening in London. Published by HarperCollinsUK, Man and Boy has sold over 750,000 copies and been on the British bestsellers list for over 50 weeks.

Sourcebooks, Inc. -- an independent publisher based in the Chicago suburb of Naperville -- holds the North American rights for Man and Boy, which is the inaugural title in its new fiction imprint, Sourcebooks Landmark. The novel, which had an initial print run of 50,000, began shipping to U.S. bookstores on February 14th. Man and Boy is a Literary Guild Featured Alternate this Spring.

Parsons is scheduled for an initial 10-city American tour beginning on March 19th; he will be stopping in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, San Francisco, Boston, Washington, D.C., Atlanta, Seattle, Minneapolis and Denver.


About the Author:
Tony Parsons, who had just turned twenty-nine when he was granted custody of his four-year-old son, is one of the most well-known writers in England. Man and Boy, his first novel, has sold nearly one million copies worldwide. He lives in London.

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