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To Rise Again at a Decent Hour - Joshua Ferris
To Rise Again at a Decent Hour
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3.00 5
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780670917730 (0670917737)
Publisher: Penguin
Pages no: 352
Edition language: English
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Girl Interrupted Reading
Girl Interrupted Reading rated it
3.0
Not bad and kept me reading. Paul O’Rourke is a mess. To Rise Again at a Decent Hour focuses on the world, society, religion and baseball. Paul wants to fit in the world but he can’t understand it. Basically Paul avoids having an internet presence and only uses it to check up on the Red Sox until so...
Chris Blocker
Chris Blocker rated it
4.0 Review: To Rise Again at a Decent Hour
Dr. Paul O'Rourke, DDS, is one of those characters you can't help but love to hate. And hate to love. He is such a curmudgeon. When O'Rourke is not busy making feeble attempts at normal conversation or getting lost in thoughts while seeing a patient, he is often enveloped in the most hilarious of ra...
Books Read, Not Necessarily Well
Books Read, Not Necessarily Well rated it
4.0 To Rise Again at a Decent Hour: A Novel
Paul O'Rourke is a avowed atheist and Red Sox Fanatic working in New York City. Despite his thriving practice he is dissatisfied. He obsesses over his ex-girlfriend, and receptionist, Connie, and hates the popular obsession with online social networking and "me-machines" when it has nothing to do wi...
Ryan DeJonghe - The Avid Reader
Ryan DeJonghe - The Avid Reader rated it
5.0
“Ha, ha.” As far as epigraphs go, these two interjectory words from the book of Job do as good a job as any at describing the book’s content: humorous, yet poignant. At first, I was laughing along at reading about the life of a seemingly obsessive Manhattan dentist: taping every Red Sox game fo...
Girl Well Read
Girl Well Read rated it
2.0 To Rise Again at a Decent Hour: A Novel
I received this book for free through Goodreads First Reads.To Rise Again at a Decent Hour was just okay for me. I wasn't laughing out loud like other reviewers, perhaps it was the genre that didn't appeal to me. Nonetheless, I found the subject matter interesting, we live in a time where the social...
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