This Is Where I Leave You

By Jonathan Tropper
(Thorndike Press, Hardcover, Large Print, 9781410420589, 503pp.)

Publication Date: November 2009

Other Editions of This Title: Paperback, Hardcover, Paperback, Paperback

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Selected by Indie Booksellers for the August 2009 Indie Next List
“Mort Foxman's dying wish is that his wife and four children sit shiva for him. With acute and sardonic perception, we view these seven days of enforced togetherness through the eyes of the middle son, Judd. The result is a narrative that is both hilarious and poignant. You won't want to miss this one!”
-- Jennie Turner-Collins, Joseph-Beth Booksellers, Cincinnati, OH
Selected by Indie Booksellers for the Winter 2011 Reading Group List
“Jonathan Tropper delivers perfectly-timed punches with a good dose of laughter in this depiction of a heartfelt week of loss, mourning, forgiveness, and discovery as the Foxman family is held together -- some would say held captive -- under one roof to sit shiva. Tropper doesn't miss a beat. It's too bad you can't catch up with fictional characters over a beer in a few months. I'll miss these guys.”
-- Lisa Baudoin, Books & Company, Oconomowoc, WI



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Thursday, Dec 3, 2009

Correspondent Susan Stamberg gathers recommendations for the season's best books from booksellers Rona Brinlee, Daniel Goldin and Lucia Silva. Their selections include comics about philosophy, novels about building families, and a box set that dives into the process of writing. More at NPR.org

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