How Boys See Girls by David GilmourHow Boys See Girls by David Gilmour

How Boys See Girls

byDavid Gilmour

Paperback | September 27, 1992

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Bix has it all: a failed marriage, a faltering career as a speechwriter, a drinking problem (not to mention the pills) and a wayward eye for the women. The last thing he needs is trouble named Holly, which is, of course, exactly what he gets -- briefly. His only assets are his daughter Zoey and an excruciating (and excruciatingly funny) sense of who he is, which becomes his path to redemption from the erotic rollercoaster that is this impressive and un-put-downable novel.
David Gilmour is a novelist who’s earned the praise of literary figures as diverse as William Burroughs and Northrop Frye, and publications as diverse as The New York Times and People Magazine. His latest novel, Lost Between Houses, was a national bestseller in Canada and was shortlisted for the Trillium Book Award. Gilmour was film cr...
Title:How Boys See GirlsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:172 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.42 inPublished:September 27, 1992Publisher:Random House of Canada

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0394222997

ISBN - 13:9780394222998


Rated 4 out of 5 by from Another Great CBC author David Gilmour has given me already three reasons to search for more Canadian writers. Gilmour is a very talented personal writer.
Date published: 2000-02-11

From Our Editors

His marriage bombed. His speechwriting career was a disaster. Now he's got a drinking problem and trouble in the form of a woman called Holly. The only things Bix has going for him are his daughter and his sense of self. But if he doesn't clean up his act soon, he'll end up without those as well.

Editorial Reviews

"It is refreshing to read for once about a man, not a woman, who is held hostage by obsessive irresistible read." -- Maclean's

"...insanely intense, funny and very serious." -- New York Times

"Rarely has a midlife crisis been so entertaining." -- People