The Ask: A Novel

The Ask: A Novel

Sam Lipsyte


A New York Times Bestseller

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Milo Burke―husband, father, improvement officer at a third-tier university―has simply joined the burgeoning classification of the newly unemployed. greedy after peculiar jobs to help his spouse and baby, Milo is relieved to get one other probability from his former boss. All he has to do is reel in a possible donor who, mysteriously, has asked Milo's involvement. Exploring such topics as paintings, struggle, intercourse, category, baby rearing, romantic comedies, Benjamin Franklin, cooking indicates on dying row, and the eroticization of fowl cord, The Ask is a hilarious journey de strength from a author who has already proven that the private fictions are usually the funniest.

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