The Family Man by Elinor Lipman

The Family Man

byElinor Lipman

Kobo ebook | May 5, 2009

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A hysterical phone call from Henry Archer’s ex-wife and a familiar face in a photograph upend his well-ordered life and bring him back into contact with the child he adored, a short-term stepdaughter from a misbegotten marriage long ago. Henry is a lawyer, an old-fashioned man, gay, successful, lonely. Thalia is now twenty-nine, an actress-hopeful, estranged from her newly widowed eccentric mother—Denise, Henry’s ex. Hoping it will lead to better things for her career, Thalia agrees to pose as the girlfriend of a horror-movie luminary who is down on his romantic luck. When Thalia and her complicated social life move into the basement of Henry’s Upper West Side townhouse, she finds a champion in her long-lost father, and he finds new life—and maybe even new love—in the commotion.

Title:The Family ManFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:May 5, 2009Publisher:Houghton Mifflin HarcourtLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0547394292

ISBN - 13:9780547394299


Rated 3 out of 5 by from enjoyable read The cover of this book is amazing!! it is an old 50's style cover. It has been described as whimsical, witty and a delight and it truly is all three of these! I loved each character; even the obnoxious Leif comes into his own by the end of the novel.
Date published: 2018-06-18