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By Charlie Carillo

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ISBN: 0758235046
EAN: 9780758235046
ASIN: 0758235046
Publisher: Kensington
Publication Date: 2009-09-01
Number of Pages: 341
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In Charlie Carillo's humorous, insightful novel, a divorced guy will get to grasp his seventeen-year-old son in a story that rewrites the publication on caliber time together...Sammy Sullivan is operating his method down the ladder of luck. Divorced and pushing fifty, his relationships have the durability of a fruit fly. yet what number males can get themselves fired and feature their in simple terms son expelled from prep college multi functional day? Now, after nearly eighteen years, he and Jake may perhaps eventually get to grasp one another. (That's if his ex-wife - the super-achiever Sammy can merely dream of being - doesn't locate out.) Jake is familiar with nearly not anything approximately his roots. So, Sammy exhibits him the outdated local within the a long way reaches of Queens. yet it's been thirty years. The older lady Sammy misplaced his virginity to now makes use of a walker to get round. such a lot of his hangouts are gone. It's dreary, born-to-lose stuff. yet Jake is on a venture. clever past his (and his dad's) years, he doesn't wish his father to overlook out the second one time round at the great things he blew the 1st time. And they've bought a complete weekend jointly - a trip the place Sammy will confront his, dysfunctional early life and Jake will face a earlier he by no means knew he had.

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