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So much for that - signed first edition

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From Lionel Shriver, author of 'We Need to Talk About Kevin'. What do you pack for the rest of your life? Shepherd Knacker is bored with his humdrum existence. He's sold his successful handy-man business for a million dollars and is now ready to embark on his 'Afterlife' - a one way ticket to a small island off the coast of Africa. He tries to convince his wife Glynis to come with him, but she laughs off the idea as preposterous.There's no way she'll let Shepherd uproot the family to some far-flung African island. When Glynis is diagnosed with an extremely rare and aggressive form of cancer, Shepherd's dreams of an exotic adventure are firmly put on hold. He devotes himself to caring for his sick wife, watching her fade before his eyes. Shepherd's best friend Jackson knows all too well about illness. His sixteen year old daughter has spent her life dosed up on every treatment going while he and his wife Carol feed their youngest daughter sugar pills so she won't feel left out. But then Jackson undergoes a medical procedure of his own which has devastating consequences . So Much For That is a deeply affecting novel, told with Lionel Shriver's trademark originality, intelligence and acute perception of the human condition.

Published by Harper Collins in 2010, this book is in very good used condition, blue boards, good clean dust jacket, signed by the author on the title page.

Item details

Added value:
Signed
Author(s):
Shriver, L.
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
Octavo
Edition:
First edition
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0007271077
ISBN-13:
9780007271078
Number of pages:
455
Publisher:
HarperCollins
Title:
So Much For That

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From Lionel Shriver, author of 'We Need to Talk About Kevin'. What do you pack for the rest of your life? Shepherd Knacker is bored with his humdrum existence. He's sold his successful handy-man business for a million dollars and is now ready to embark on his 'Afterlife' - a one way ticket to a small island off the coast of Africa. He tries to convince his wife Glynis to come with him, but she laughs off the idea as preposterous.There's no way she'll let Shepherd uproot the family to some far-flung African island. When Glynis is diagnosed with an extremely rare and aggressive form of cancer, Shepherd's dreams of an exotic adventure are firmly put on hold. He devotes himself to caring for his sick wife, watching her fade before his eyes. Shepherd's best friend Jackson knows all too well about illness. His sixteen year old daughter has spent her life dosed up on every treatment going while he and his wife Carol feed their youngest daughter sugar pills so she won't feel left out. But then Jackson undergoes a medical procedure of his own which has devastating consequences . So Much For That is a deeply affecting novel, told with Lionel Shriver's trademark originality, intelligence and acute perception of the human condition.

Published by Harper Collins in 2010, this book is in very good used condition, blue boards, good clean dust jacket, signed by the author on the title page.

Added value:
Signed
Author(s):
Shriver, L.
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
Octavo
Edition:
First edition
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0007271077
ISBN-13:
9780007271078
Number of pages:
455
Publisher:
HarperCollins
Title:
So Much For That

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