This Is Where I Leave You: A Novel
Now a major motion picture starring Jason Bateman, Tina Fey Jane Fonda, and Adam Driver
"Often sidesplitting, mostly heartbreaking...[Tropper is] a more sincere, insightful version of Nick Hornby, that other master of male psyche." --USA Today
The death of Judd Foxman's father marks the first time that the entire Foxman clan has congregated in years. There is, however, one conspicuous absence: Judd's wife, Jen, whose affair with his radio- shock-jock boss has recently become painfully public. Simultaneously mourning the demise of his father and his marriage, Judd joins his dysfunctional family as they reluctantly sit shiva-and spend seven days and nights under the same roof. The week quickly spins out of control as longstanding grudges resurface, secrets are revealed and old passions are reawakened. Then Jen delivers the clincher: she's pregnant.
This Is Where I Leave You is Jonathan Tropper's (One Last Thing Before I Go) most accomplished work to date, and a riotously funny, emotionally raw novel about love, marriage, divorce, family, and the ties that bind-whether we like it or not.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Maydacat - LibraryThing
Poor Judd! It’s not enough that his wife was unfaithful with his boss, that he loses his job and his home, and that his father has died. Now he has to honor his father’s dying wish that his family ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Jen_Bartels - LibraryThing
Judd Foxman is having the worst time. He just found his wife cheating on him and his father just died. As if that was bad enough, his father's last wish was that the family sit Shiva for seven days ... Read full review
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