This Is Where I Leave You: A Novel

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This Is Where I Leave You: A Novel

by Jonathan Tropper

Plume | July 1, 2010 | Trade Paperback |

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Soon to be a major motion picture starring Jason Bateman, Tina Fey Jane Fonda, and Adam Driver

"Often sidesplitting, mostly heartbreaking...[Tropper is] a more sincere, insightful version of Nick Hornby, that other master of male psyche." --USA Today

The death of Judd Foxman''s father marks the first time that the entire Foxman clan has congregated in years. There is, however, one conspicuous absence: Judd''s wife, Jen, whose affair with his radio- shock-jock boss has recently become painfully public. Simultaneously mourning the demise of his father and his marriage, Judd joins his dysfunctional family as they reluctantly sit shiva-and spend seven days and nights under the same roof. The week quickly spins out of control as longstanding grudges resurface, secrets are revealed and old passions are reawakened. Then Jen delivers the clincher: she''s pregnant.

This Is Where I Leave You is Jonathan Tropper''s (One Last Thing Before I Go) most accomplished work to date, and a riotously funny, emotionally raw novel about love, marriage, divorce, family, and the ties that bind-whether we like it or not.

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 352 Pages, 5.12 × 7.87 × 0.79 in

Published: July 1, 2010

Publisher: Plume

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0452296366

ISBN - 13: 9780452296367

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This Is Where I Leave You: A Novel

by Jonathan Tropper

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 352 Pages, 5.12 × 7.87 × 0.79 in

Published: July 1, 2010

Publisher: Plume

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0452296366

ISBN - 13: 9780452296367

About the Book

"Often sidesplitting, mostly heartbreaking...[Tropper is] a more sincere, insightful version of Nick Hornby, that other master of male psyche." --"USA Today"
The death of Judd Foxman's father marks the first time that the entire Foxman clan has congregated in years. There is, however, one conspicuous absence: Judd's wife, Jen, whose affair with his radio- shock-jock boss has recently become painfully public. Simultaneously mourning the demise of his father and his marriage, Judd joins his dysfunctional family as they reluctantly sit shiva-and spend seven days and nights under the same roof. The week quickly spins out of control as longstanding grudges resurface, secrets are revealed and old passions are reawakened. Then Jen delivers the clincher: she's pregnant.
"This Is Where I Leave You" is Jonathan Tropper's most accomplished work to date, and a riotously funny, emotionally raw novel about love, marriage, divorce, family, and the ties that bind-whether we like it or not.

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Soon to be a major motion picture starring Jason Bateman, Tina Fey Jane Fonda, and Adam Driver

"Often sidesplitting, mostly heartbreaking...[Tropper is] a more sincere, insightful version of Nick Hornby, that other master of male psyche." --USA Today

The death of Judd Foxman''s father marks the first time that the entire Foxman clan has congregated in years. There is, however, one conspicuous absence: Judd''s wife, Jen, whose affair with his radio- shock-jock boss has recently become painfully public. Simultaneously mourning the demise of his father and his marriage, Judd joins his dysfunctional family as they reluctantly sit shiva-and spend seven days and nights under the same roof. The week quickly spins out of control as longstanding grudges resurface, secrets are revealed and old passions are reawakened. Then Jen delivers the clincher: she''s pregnant.

This Is Where I Leave You is Jonathan Tropper''s (One Last Thing Before I Go) most accomplished work to date, and a riotously funny, emotionally raw novel about love, marriage, divorce, family, and the ties that bind-whether we like it or not.

About the Author

Jonathan Tropper is the author of One Last Thing Before I Go, How to Talk to a Widower, Everything Changes, The Book of Joe, and Plan B. He lives with his family in Westchester, New York, where he teaches writing at Manhattanville College. He is currently adapting This Is Where I Leave You as a feature film for Warner Brothers Studios and is a screenwriter, co-creator, and executive producer of the HBO/Cinemax television show Banshee (produced by alan Ball), premiering in 2013. 

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