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After Annie: A Novel

After Annie: A Novel

by Michael Tucker
     
 

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An irresistible tale about love and the theater, After Annie is an astonishing first novel. Herbie Aaron is one half of a celebrity marriage.

He and Annie have been famous, nobodies, and mingled with the rich and crazy. Through it all, they've been passionate lovers and fast friends. But when Annie dies of cancer, Herbie is lost.

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An irresistible tale about love and the theater, After Annie is an astonishing first novel. Herbie Aaron is one half of a celebrity marriage.

He and Annie have been famous, nobodies, and mingled with the rich and crazy. Through it all, they've been passionate lovers and fast friends. But when Annie dies of cancer, Herbie is lost.

If you think this is going to be a tragic tale about grief, think again. Herbie is too cantankerous, sly, and charming to keel over. Enter Olive, a beautiful bartender who just might be a great actress; Candy, Herbie and Annie's neurotic daughter; and a woman named Billy, the tough-talking golf pro who teaches Herbie more about his psyche than about his lousy swing.

After Annie is a hilarious and beautifully rendered novel about a man off the rails, battling through the middle-aged wilderness days he hoped never to face alone. It is a book that examines the inevitable passing of time with clarity and wry brilliance, and a story of surprising power.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"I love this novel about love, and its touching tribute to testosterone. I laughed and cried my way through every word."—Jane Kramer, author of Europeans

"Tucker's writing has warmth and energy—a Jewish kind of joie de vivre." —Baltimore Sun

"A funny, bittersweet read." —Cindy Adams, New York Post

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781468300116
Publisher:
The Overlook Press
Publication date:
03/01/2012
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Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
192
File size:
425 KB
Age Range:
18 Years

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From the Publisher

"I love this novel about love, and its touching tribute to testosterone. I laughed and cried my way through every word."—Jane Kramer, author of Europeans

"Tucker's writing has warmth and energy—a Jewish kind of joie de vivre." —Baltimore Sun

"A funny, bittersweet read." —Cindy Adams, New York Post

Meet the Author

Michael Tucker is a writer and an actor, perhaps best known for his work on LA Law (for which he was nominated for multiple Emmy Awards). He is the author of three works of nonfiction, all about food and family. Michael Tucker lives in New York City and Italy with his wife, Jill Eikenberry.

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