KIDS THESE DAYS.
Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )
Chapel Hill, NC: Algonquin Books, 2013. SIGNED first edition - The author's second novel, a very funny look at modern life. "Walter and Alice are expecting their first baby, but their timing is a bit off: Walter, once a successful loan officer, has been unexpectedly downsized.Theyve had to relocate to Florida so that they can live rent-freein Alices deceased aunts condo. When Alices brother-in-law Mid offers Walter a job, he literally cant refuse. But what he doesnt knowabout the nature of the job, about the depth of Mids shady dealings, about what hes really supposed to be doingfar outweighs what he does know. And soon enough, things escalate so out of control that Walter is riding shotgun with Mid in a bright yellow Camarochased by the police. ." Kevin Wilson calls this a "wonderfully funny novel, not least of which is the way he so skillfully frames the uncertainty of parenthood against the larger uncertainty of simply living in these strange times. This is an astonishing book. Cover praise from Tim O'Brien, Mark Childress, Dave Barry and more. SIGNED and dated on the title page. 311 pp.
Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.