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The Good Luck Of Right Now

The Good Luck of Right NowThe Silver Linings Playbook author is back with another adult novel that reads like YA. The man-child at the center of this one (also slated to...The Good Luck of Right NowFictionThe Silver Linings Playbook author is back with another adult novel that reads like YA. The man-child at the center of this one (also slated to...2014-02-07HarperCollins
THE GOOD LUCK OF RIGHT NOW Matthew Quick

THE GOOD LUCK OF RIGHT NOW Matthew Quick

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The Good Luck of Right Now

Genre: Fiction; Author: Matthew Quick; Publisher: HarperCollins

The Silver Linings Playbook author is back with another adult novel that reads like YA. The man-child at the center of this one (also slated to become a movie) is Bartholomew Neil, who goes on a journey of personal growth — which includes writing letters to Richard Gere and befriending local eccentrics — following his mother’s death. His adventures can be winningly madcap, but Quick tries too hard to crowd-please; the endless quirks get in the way of any real pathos. B-

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