Tumbledown

Tumbledown

A Novel

Book - 2013
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A young, seemingly-successful young therapist tries to put his life back on track while falling in love with another woman and struggling with financial woes in this new novel from the author of Century's Son. 25,000 first printing.

McMillan Palgrave

Robert Boswell's first novel since Century's Son showcases once again his "dazzling technical skill, intelligence and moral seriousness" (The New York Times Book Review)

*A Library Journal "Best Indie Fiction of 2013" *

At age thirty-three, James Candler seems to be well on the road to success. He's in line for a big promotion at Onyx Springs, the treatment facility where he's a therapist. He has a fiancée, a sizable house, and a Porsche.
But . . . he's falling in love with another woman, he's underwater on his mortgage, and he's put his hapless best friend in charge of his signature therapeutic program. Even the GPS on his car can't seem to predict where he should turn next. And his clients are struggling in their own hilarious, heartbreaking ways to keep their lives on track. How can he help them if he can't help himself?
In Tumbledown, Robert Boswell presents a large, unforgettable cast of characters who are all failing and succeeding in various degrees to make sense of our often-irrational world. In a moving narrative twist, he boldly reckons with the extent to which tragedy can be undone, the impossible accommodated.



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A seemingly-successful young therapist tries to put his life back on track while falling in love with another woman and strugglling with financial woes.

Publisher: Minneapolis, Minn. : Graywolf Press, c2013
ISBN: 9781555976491
1555976492
Branch Call Number: Fiction Boswell
Characteristics: 431 p. ; 24 cm
Alternative Title: Tumble down

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athompson10 May 23, 2014

Interesting book, tough read. Lots of sad and damaged people making poor decisions.

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