By Lisa Jewell
Brothers Tony, Sean, and Ned had the correct upbringing, yet now that they're grown up, actual lifestyles is beginning to get within the approach. Tony’s facing divorce and a weight problem. Novelist Sean is up opposed to a major case of writer’s block and a surprise assertion from his “perfect” new female friend. Their mom and dad have a brand new lodger, Gervase—why is Bernie, their mom, so willing to offer this unsavory waif a home? and what's the true explanation for child brother Ned’s shock go back from his travels in Australia?
A pal of the Family is a hilarious, dead-on-target tale from the bestselling writer of Thirtynothing and Ralph’s Party.
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A Friend of the Family by Lisa Jewell