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A Fraction of the Whole
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A Fraction of the Whole (CD(s))

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Short-listed for the 2008 Man Booker Award, Steve Toltz's debut is a warm, uplifting and often hilarious novel of a son's journey of self-discovery and recollections of his eccentric father. Martin Dean spent his entire life analyzing absolutely everything - from the benefits of suicide to the virtues of strip clubs - and passing on his self-taught knowledge to his son, Jasper. But now that his father's dead, Jasper can fully reflect on the man who raised him in intellectual captivity, and the irony is this: theirs was a great adventure. From his prison cell, Jasper Dean tells the unlikely story of his scheming father Martin, his crazy Uncle Terry and how the three of them upset - mostly unintentionally - an entire continent. Incorporating death, parenting (good and bad kinds), one labyrinth, first love, a handbook for criminals, a scheme to make everyone rich and an explosive suggestion box, Steve Toltz's "A Fraction of the Whole" is a hilarious, heartbreaking story of families and how to survive them. This recording is unabridged. Typically abridged audiobooks are not more than 60 per cent of the author's work and as low as 30 per cent with characters and plotlines removed.

Fiction & PoetryModern & contemporary fiction post c 1945 Publisher: W F Howes Ltd Publication Date: 01/01/2009 ISBN-13: 9781407432151  Details: Type: CD(s) Format: Audiobooks
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