Getting Over Homer
"Wise and forgiving . . . tough-minded and tender-hearted" (The big apple Times), this scrumptious "coming of heart age" novel takes a lyrical, winsome, and surely side-splitting examine the heartbreak, getting older, the quest for domestic, and the insanity of affection among mismatched males. "A fashionable mixture of funny irony and lifelike detail."--San Francisco Examiner & Chronicle.
ship applications. “I bet Arabs don’t want cufflinks!” Homer mused. “And what has your present boyfriend given you lately?” Phizz idea he joked. Homer used his solemn voice. “Phizz, Blue has given me the best reward any guy can provide another.” Phizz seemed inspired, and grew to become to me. “You gave him a car?” Homer performed impatience. “Don’t you realize anything?” a few well-turned clubman whose identify I hadn’t heard installed, “Well, wouldn’t a home be more than a car?” Homer smiled.
crimson within the papers, yet I by no means comprehend what you’re up to.” Megan had dated fitfully in highschool, yet we by no means heard approximately any love existence after that. “Megan … Are you homosexual, too, through any chance?” She laughed after which sighed. “No, Blue, simply drained. incidentally, were you aware that Judy’s pregnant? That’s why this all occurred so fast.” “Wow. Does mother know?” “I imagine she does, yet she won't wish humans to grasp she does.” while I bought again to long island on Sunday evening, Homer wasn’t there. He’d got rid of.
generally could were a optionally available celebration on Ellen’s so-called farm, to rejoice George’s retirement from Waste administration. My aircraft was once not on time simply because anyone jokingly pointed out weapons at check-in, so it was once already night whilst I received to Ellen’s. It’s probably not a farm yet an previous condominium surrounded via fields, even though once we have been children it gave the look of a rustic property to us. Ellen doesn’t develop something, “except sufficient squash to irritate individuals with at harvest time.” around the entrance porch hung.
Toasted her. “It’s bizarre, i think like i like Dad quite a bit, and that i slightly take into account him. I do keep in mind him donning the dish towel like a babushka and making a song ‘Molly Malone’ just like the pathos in it used to be fairly funny.” “He was once nice whilst he was once truly round. That has to be the place purple will get his enchanted fool routine,” Ellen saw. “Dad particularly shouldn't ever were a cop, he used to be a awful cop! He was once Ferdinand the Bull, mother even bossed him round. Dad was once the 13th baby. however it used to be the Depression,.
Confusion. I forgot who’d advised me what approximately him. “What? Who instructed you that?” He turned agitated. i assumed of the spectral guy on the Deep finish, and couldn’t endure to deliver him up. “I don’t—It should have been one among your fireplace Island friends.” “Those humans aren’t my friends,” he stated. “You shouldn't ever have said me to them.” besides, the telephone rang and Homer disappeared to speak on it. “It’s vital company from Japan!” not less than he defined it this time. at the very least I felt extra conveniently.