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The young widower's handbook, a novel by Tom McAllister

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The young widower's handbook
Title
The young widower's handbook
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a novel by Tom McAllister
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eng
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"For Hunter Cady, meeting Kait was the greatest thing that ever happened to him. Otherwise unmotivated, he spent roughly half his twenty-nine years accomplishing very little, which makes him about fifteen in terms of real-life experience. But he's the luckiest man on earth when it comes to his wife. Beautiful and confident, Kait is somehow charmed by Hunter's awkwardness and droll humor. So when she dies quite suddenly, Hunter is crushed. Numb with grief, he stumbles forward the only way he knows how: by running away. To the dismay of her family, Hunter takes Kait's ashes with him and heads west. They had always meant to travel. Soon enough, he finds himself--and Kait--in encounters with characters even quirkier than he is: an overzealous Renaissance Faire worker; a raucous yet sympathetic troop of bachelorettes; a Chicago couple and their pet parrot, Elvis. He meets a much older man still searching for the wife who walked out on him years ago. Along the way are glimpses of Hunter and Kait's beautiful, flawed, very real marriage and the strength it gives Hunter, even when contemplating a future without it. Insightful, wry, and sometimes laugh-out-loud funny, The Young Widower's Handbook is a testament to the power of love" --
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Title
The young widower's handbook
Creator
Summary
For Hunter Cady, meeting Kait was the greatest thing that ever happened to him. Having spent roughly half his twenty-nine years accomplishing very little, he’s the luckiest man on earth when it comes to his wife. When she dies quite suddenly, Hunter is crushed. Numb with grief, he stumbles forward the only way he knows how: by running away
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10546098
Cataloging source
CoCr/DLC
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3613.C2653
LC item number
Y68 2016
Literary form
fiction
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True
Target audience
adult
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Tom McAllister
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young widowers handbook
The young widower's handbook, a novel by Tom McAllister
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The young widower's handbook, a novel by Tom McAllister
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"Published simultaneously in Canada by Thomas Allen & Son Limited."
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ocn933272462
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Dimensions
22 cm
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Edition
First edition.
Extent
282 pages
Isbn
9781616204747
Lccn
2016016078

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      73 Locust St, Dover, NH, 03820, USA
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