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The Good Luck of Right Now - Matthew Quick
The Good Luck of Right Now
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For thirty-eight years, Bartholomew Neil has lived with his mother. When she gets sick and dies, he has no idea how to be on his own. He thinks he's found a clue when he discovers a "Free Tibet" letter from Richard Gere hidden in his mother's underwear drawer. In her final days, Mom called him... show more
For thirty-eight years, Bartholomew Neil has lived with his mother. When she gets sick and dies, he has no idea how to be on his own. He thinks he's found a clue when he discovers a "Free Tibet" letter from Richard Gere hidden in his mother's underwear drawer. In her final days, Mom called him Richard--there must be a cosmic connection.Bartholomew awkwardly starts his new
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780062285614 (0062285610)
ASIN: 62285610
Publisher: Harper Paperbacks
Pages no: 304
Edition language: English
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Chew & Digest Books
Chew & Digest Books rated it
3.0 The Good Luck of Right Now
Richard Gere? Really?
TojayTurbo
TojayTurbo rated it
When I chose this book to read, it was the title that grabbed my attention. I just had to find out what the author was referring to when he called it The Good Luck of Right Now. Little did I know that I was about to embark on a journey with a number of unique and interesting characters. Bartholomew ...
The In-Between Place
The In-Between Place rated it
3.0 Book Review: The Good Luck of Right Now by Matthew Quick
“When something bad happens to us, something good happens – often to someone else. And that’s The Good Luck of Right Now. We must believe it. We must. We must. We must.” The Good Luck of Right Now is an epistolary novel, in that it is comprised entirely of letters written to the actor, Richard Gere...
Inspiring Insomnia
Inspiring Insomnia rated it
4.0 The Good Luck of Right Now
If you liked Quick's "The Silver Lining Playbook," you will likely enjoy this story, too. It also features relationships between several damaged people, and I actually preferred The Good Luck of Right Now to SLP.
SA Bodeen Reads
SA Bodeen Reads rated it
5.0 The Good Luck of Right Now
I read this on a flight from Portland to Minneapolis. I clapped at the end. Love love love. The characters in this are amazing, I couldn't pick my favorite. Max is a revelation. This should be the next book on everyone's reading list.
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