The Silver Linings Playbook
Pat Peoples has a theory that his life is actually a movie produced by God, and that his God-given mission in life is to become emotionally literate, whereupon God will ensure a happy ending -- which, for Pat, means the return of his estranged wife Nikki, from whom he's currently having some... show more
Pat Peoples has a theory that his life is actually a movie produced by God, and that his God-given mission in life is to become emotionally literate, whereupon God will ensure a happy ending -- which, for Pat, means the return of his estranged wife Nikki, from whom he's currently having some 'apart time.' It might not come as any surprise to learn that Pat has spent several years in a mental health facility. When Pat leaves hospital and goes to live with his parents, however, everything seems changed: no one will talk to him about Nikki; his old friends now have families; his beloved football team keep losing; his new therapist seems to be recommending adultery as a form of therapy. And he's being haunted by Kenny G. There is a silver lining, however, in the form of tragically widowed, physically fit and clinically depressed Tiffany, who offers to act as a go-between for Pat and his wife, if Pat will just agree to perform in this year's Dance Away Depression competition ...'Utterly original and a real word-of mouth classic' Daily Mail 'Delightful ...A smart, touching, quirky read' Scotland on Sunday
Publish date: January 1st 2010
Pages no: 289
Edition language: English
Truth - I had watched the movie version first and I do find it oddly attracted to the movie in many ways (the performance, the story, the theme) that I truly enjoy it a lot. What I did not was reading the book first. I had this with me for a year over now and last month, I decided (based on a mentio...
Czasem trzeba wziąć na warsztat coś lekkiego. Coś, co nie będzie się wiązało z sci-fi, fantastyką, magią, horrorem czy też kryminałem. Tym razem, postanowiłem, że mój wybór padnie na coś o czym absolutnie nie słyszałem. No dobra wiem tylko tyle, że był film, którego i tak nie miałem ochoty oglądać, ...
Jest to powieść mega pozytywna. Pomimo tego, co Pata spotkało, on wciąż wierzył w szczęśliwego zakończenie. Jego wiara w miłość, happy end była niesamowita."Poradnik pozytywnego myślenia" czyta się szybko. Czas przy tej lekturza mija przyjemnie. A sama książka jest wspaniała... i lekka... i przyjemn...
A football fanatic named Pat has just been released from a neural health facility. He’s eager to reconcile with his ex-wife and get back to watching his favorite football team, but the world seems so different. He soon learns that he has been in the facility for four years, and he can’t remember wha...
Endlich bin ich draussen. Draussen, weg von diesem schlimmen Ort. Meine Mutter hats es geschafft, ich darf endlich wieder nach Hause. Ich hoffe so sehr das die "Auszeit" bald vorbei ist, denn ich hab die letzten Monate so hart an mir gearbeitet. Ich möchte Nikki endlich wieder sehen, einen Neuanfang...