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This is Where I Leave You (Digital Audiobook)

By Jonathan Tropper, Ramon De Ocampo (Narrator)

Publication Date: October 15, 2009

Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (7/6/2010)
Paperback, Large Print (5/2/2014)
Hardcover, Large Print, Large Print (11/1/2009)
Paperback (9/1/2010)
Paperback (4/1/2011)
Hardcover (8/6/2009)
Paperback (8/26/2014)

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
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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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Description

Hailed as a "heartfelt family drama/belated coming-of-age story" (Publishers Weekly), This Is Where I Leave You finds Judd Foxman's life in disarray. Shortly after Judd's wife leaves him for his boss, Judd's father Mort passes away, bringing the entire family together in mourning. During this week of "sitting shiva," Judd realizes his siblings are even more dysfunctional than he is, and the confrontations that ensue are full of raw emotion and humorous consequences.