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Fathermucker

(2011)
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A screenwriter, fledgling freelancer, and stay-at-home dad of two, Josh Lansky has held everything together during his wife Stacy's week-long business trip--until this morning's playdate, when he finds out through the mommy grapevine that Stacy might be having an affair. What Josh needs is a break. He's not going to get one.

Genre: General Fiction

Praise for this book

"Funny, wise, sexy... this claustrophobic vision of contemporary parenting hits home." - Thelma Adams

"Fathermucker is a staggering achievement. A reflection on love, marriage and parenthood, so astoundingly honest, laugh-out-loud funny, and genuine, it will break your heart." - Robin Antalek

"Only a writer with the verve, daring and great talent of Greg Olear could pull off a novel that deals with sippy cups, masturbation, autism spectrum disorder, affairs, and playdates all at once. Fathermucker is delightfully unexpected, wholly original, and a joy to read." - Jessica Anya Blau

"...a whip-smart, hilarious, and deeply moving meditation on fatherhood and marriage." - Jonathan Evison

"With candor and wit, Greg Olear takes the reader to the most uncomfortable truths of marriage and parenthood--and yet Fathermucker oozes with vulnerability and love. I burst into tears several times while reading this novel, and was beyond moved by the anguished acceptance of young Roland's autism. Compassionate, insightful, and laugh-out-loud funny." - Susan Henderson

"...a book you can't wait for your friends to read, too -- an exhilarating and fearless celebration of life's highs, lows, and all the glorious in-betweens." - Maria Semple

"Raucously, wickedly, sweetly, saucily, surprisingly, profanely funny... a wonderful novel." - Jess Walter


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October 2011 : USA Paperback
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Title: Fathermucker: A Novel
Author(s): Greg Olear
ISBN: 0-06-205971-8 / 978-0-06-205971-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks
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September 2011 : Paperback
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Title: Fathermucker: A Novel
Author(s): Greg Olear
Publisher: William Morrow andamp; Company
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Kindle Editions

October 2011 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Fathermucker: A Novel
Author(s): Greg Olear
Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA