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The Perfect Comeback of Caroline Jacobs

The Perfect Comeback of Caroline Jacobs

(2015)
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Caroline Jacobs is a wimp, someone who specializes in the suffering of tiny indignities in silence. And the big ones, too. But when the twinset wearing president of the local Parent Teacher Organization steps out of line one too many times, Caroline musters the courage to assert herself. With a four-letter word, no less. Caroline's outburst has awakened something in her. Not just gumption, but a realization that the roots of her tirade can be traced back to something that happened to her as a teenager, when her best friend very publicly betrayed her. So, with a little bit of bravery, Caroline decides to go back to her home town and tell off her childhood friend. She busts her daughter out of school, and the two set off to deliver the perfect comeback...some 25 years later. But nothing goes as planned. Long buried secrets rise to the surface, and Caroline finds she has to face much more than one old, bad best friend.

The Perfect Comeback of Caroline Jacobs is an enchanting novel about the ways in which our childhood experiences reverberate through our lives. It's the story of a woman looking to fix her life through an act of bravery, and of a mother and daughter learning to understand one another. Deceptively simple and highly engaging, this latest novel by Matthew Dicks is perfect for those of us who were last to be picked at sports, and for everyone who is thrilled not to be in high school anymore. The audiobook includes an interview with the author.

 
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Hardback Editions

September 2015 : USA Hardback
Title: The Perfect Comeback of Caroline Jacobs: A Novel
Author(s): Matthew Dicks
ISBN: 1-250-00630-9 / 978-1-250-00630-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Paperback Editions

March 2017 : USA Paperback
Title: The Perfect Comeback of Caroline Jacobs: A Novel
Author(s): Matthew Dicks
ISBN: 1-250-11635-X / 978-1-250-11635-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Audio Editions

September 2015 : USA Audio CD
Title: The Perfect Comeback of Caroline Jacobs: A Novel
Author(s): Matthew Dicks
ISBN: 1-4272-7312-X / 978-1-4272-7312-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

September 2015 : USA Audio edition
Title: The Perfect Comeback of Caroline Jacobs: A Novel
Author(s): Matthew Dicks
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
Availability: Amazon   

Kindle Editions

September 2015 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
Title: The Perfect Comeback of Caroline Jacobs: A Novel
Author(s): Matthew Dicks
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   


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