How to Talk to a Widower by Jonathan TropperBeautifully crafted, Fantastically funny. Compulsively readable. Jonathan Tropper has earned wild acclaim—-and comparisons to Nick Hornby and Tom Perrotta—for his biting humor and insightful portrayals of families in crisis and men behaving badly. Now the acclaimed author of The Book of Joe and Everything Changes tackles love, lust, and lost in the suburbs—in a stunning novel that is by turns heartfelt and riotously funny.
Doug Parker is a widower at age twenty-nine, and in his quiet suburban town, that makes him something of a celebrity—the object of sympathy, curiosity, and, in some cases, unbridled desire. But Doug has other things on his mind. First theres his sixteen year-old stepson, Russ: a once-sweet kid who now is getting into increasingly serious trouble on a daily basis. Then there are Dougs sisters: his bossy twin, Clair, whos just left her husband and moved in with Doug, determined to rouse him from his grieving stupor. And Debbie, whos engaged to Dougs ex-best friend and manically determined to pull off the perfect wedding at any cost.
Soon Dougs entire nuclear family is in his face. And when he starts dipping his toes into the shark-infested waters of the second-time-around dating scene, it isnt long before his new life is spinning hopelessly out of control, cutting a harrowing and often hilarious swath of sexual missteps and escalating chaos across the suburban landscape.
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She comforts herself with work, and shares her sadness with the widower across the street a marvelously understated Robin Williams. Things get turned upside down when, by random chance, she spots Tom, a man who looks exactly like her late husband. Ed Harris plays this role, too. He and co-writer Matthew McDuffie take a serious approach to the later-life decisions facing their characters. The writing lifts some weighty issues, but never really seems burdened by them. Much of this credit is due to Bening and Harris, who are both smart, experienced actors.
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