A Single Happened Thing by Daniel Paisner PDF

A Single Happened Thing by Daniel Paisner PDF

By Daniel Paisner

I may by no means witness something fascinating. i'd by no means write something past memos and flap replica and shuttle itineraries. i might easily love my spouse and my daughters and carry them shut and proceed to absorb meaningless midweek doubleheaders and mismanage the promoting thoughts of our midlist titles and trip alongside no matter what middling currents i'll deal with until eventually I washed up on a few predictable shore.

It's the overdue Nineties at the top West aspect and ebook publicist David Felb (née Felber, née Felberstein) can experience his international shrinking. he's caught within the sluggish lane at "a venerable second-tier publishing residence" and feeling the encroaching adjustments expertise will carry as he struggles to keep up a bond together with his spouse and 3 younger daughters. Into the void steps Fred "Sure Shot" Dunlap, a tweed-clad, waxed-mustached nineteenth-century baseball legend with nonetheless impeccable timing who died penniless and imprecise and turns out to want whatever from Felb. Or is it the wrong way round? Felb dutifully is going to weekly psychiatrist appointments at his wife's insistence, but if his hard-to-reach baseball-mad teenage daughter develops her personal fascination, he can believe an opportunity to recapture anything lost.

Daniel Paisner's captivating new novel approximately neurosis, intimacy, and balancing familial wishes whereas juggling careers and the calls for of contemporary existence can also be a captivating and noteworthy parable approximately wasting your brain and discovering your self within the age of anxiety.

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