The Matter With Morris

October 4, 2011|
The Matter With Morris by David Bergen
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When Morris Schutt, a prominent newspaper columnist, surveys his life over the past year, he sees disaster everywhere. His son has just been killed in Afghanistan and his newspaper has put him on indefinite leave; his psychiatrist wife, Lucille, seems headed for the door; he is strongly attracted to Ursula, the wife of a dairy farmer from Minnesota; and his daughter appears to be having an affair with one of her professors.

What is a thinking man to do but turn to Cicero and Plato and Socrates in search of the truth? Or better still, call one of those discreet "dating services" in search of happiness? But happiness, as Morris discovers, is not that easy to find.

David Bergen''s most accomplished novel yet is an unforgettable story with a vitality and charm and intelligence all its own. Bergen proves once again that he is one of our finest writers, dazzling us with his wit and touching us with his compassion.

DAVID BERGEN is an award-winning author of five previousnovels and a collection of short stories.A Year of Lesserwas aNew York TimesNotable Book andThe Case of Lena S.wasa finalist for the Governor General’s Award for Fiction. In 2005,Bergen won the Giller Prize forThe Time in Between. His sixthnovel,The Matter with Morris, was s...
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Title:The Matter With Morris
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:288 pages, 8 X 5.31 X 0.63 in
Shipping dimensions:288 pages, 8 X 5.31 X 0.63 in
Published:October 4, 2011
Publisher:HarperCollins
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781554687756

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