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Covington Branch QUICK M (Text) 33126021041243 Adult Fiction Available -
Erlanger Branch QUICK M (Text) 33126021041250 Adult Fiction Available -

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  • ISBN: 0062285564
  • ISBN: 9780062285560
  • Physical Description: 401 pages ; 24 cm
    print
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Harper, an Imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, 2015.

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Summary, etc.: Portia Kane is escaping her ritzy Florida life and her cheating pornographer husband, running back to South Jersey, a place that remains largely unchanged from the years of her unhappy youth. Looking to find the goodness in the world she believes still exists, Portia sets off to save herself by saving someone else-- a beloved high school English teacher who has retired after a traumatic incident. With the 'help' of a sassy nun, an ex-heroin addict, a metal-head little boy, and her hoarder mother, will Portia be able to restore a good man's reputation-- and find renewed hope in the human race?
Subject: Runaway wives Fiction
Nuns Fiction
Marital conflict Fiction
Self-realization in women Fiction
High school teachers Fiction
Genre: Black humor.

  • Baker & Taylor
    Escaping her ritzy Florida life and her cheating husband, Portia Kane returns to the South Jersey home of her youth and resolves to save herself by assisting a beloved English teacher who has retired after a traumatic incident.
  • Baker & Taylor
    Escaping her ritzy Florida life and her cheating pornographer husband, Portia Kane returns to the South Jersey home of her youth and resolves to save herself by assisting a beloved English teacher who has retired after a traumatic incident. 75,000 first printing.
  • Baker & Taylor
    Portia Kane is escaping her ritzy Florida life and her cheating pornographer husband, running back to South Jersey, a place that remains largely unchanged from the years of her unhappy youth. Looking to find the goodness in the world she believes still exists, Portia sets off to save herself by saving someone else-- a beloved high school English teacher who has retired after a traumatic incident. With the 'help' of a sassy nun, an ex-heroin addict, a metal-head little boy, and her hoarder mother, will Portia be able to restore a good man's reputation-- and find renewed hope in the human race?
  • HARPERCOLL

    An aspiring feminist and underappreciated housewife embarks on an odyssey to find human decency and goodness&;and her high school English teacher&;in New York Times bestselling author Matthew Quick&;s offbeat masterpiece, a quirky ode to love, fate, and hair metal.

    Portia Kane is having a meltdown. After escaping her ritzy Florida life and her cheating pornographer husband, she finds herself back in South Jersey, a place that remains largely unchanged from the years of her unhappy youth. Lost and alone, looking to find the goodness in the world she believes still exists, Portia sets off to save herself by saving someone else&;a beloved high school English teacher who has retired after a traumatic incident.

    Will a sassy nun, an ex-heroin addict, a metal-head little boy, and her hoarder mother help or hurt her chances on this madcap quest to restore a good man&;s reputation and find renewed hope in the human race? Love May Fail is a story of the great highs and lows of existence: the heartache and daring choices it takes to become the person you know (deep down) you are meant to be.

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