The Punch

The Punch

A Novel

Book - 2008
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David believes that at heart, people are inherently rotten. Scott, his brother, believes that his life is going to fall apart, and that everyone he loves will leave him. Doris, their mother, believes that she has nothing to lose by revealing a 60-year-old family secret. This hysterically biting and ultimately redeeming novel by Noah Hawley proves them all rightand wrongwhile answering some of life's biggest questions. Like, how did Scott end up with two wonderful wives simultaneously? And why can't David manage to keep even one dysfunctional relationship going? It all comes down to love and families and what you believe inand, maybe, forgiveness.
Publisher: San Francisco, CA : Chronicle Books, c2008
ISBN: 9780811864299
Branch Call Number: FIC HAW
FIC HAW
Characteristics: 308 p. ; 21 cm

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bookwormjeph
Mar 17, 2016

An interesting premise of a dysfunctional family meeting up to disperse the fathers ashes. All the typical messed up relationships are exposed here-nothing that hasn't been done before but it is kind of refreshing but one little irritation for me was in describing something the author then has to use 2 or 3 similies. It felt like the author was driving the point home. I gor it the first time Noah!!

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