HomeGroupsTalkZeitgeist
Hide this

Results from Google Books

Click on a thumbnail to go to Google Books.

This Is Where I Leave You by Jonathan…
Loading...

This Is Where I Leave You (edition 2009)

by Jonathan Tropper

MembersReviewsPopularityAverage ratingMentions
1,9561303,479 (3.88)60
Member:jen.ireland
Title:This Is Where I Leave You
Authors:Jonathan Tropper
Info:Dutton Adult (2009), Edition: First Edition, Hardcover, 352 pages
Collections:Your library
Rating:*****
Tags:None

Work details

This is Where I Leave You by Jonathan Tropper

Loading...

Sign up for LibraryThing to find out whether you'll like this book.

No current Talk conversations about this book.

» See also 60 mentions

English (126)  Dutch (1)  Swedish (1)  All languages (128)
Showing 1-5 of 126 (next | show all)
The death of Judd Foxman's father marks the first time that the entire Foxman clan has congregated in years. There is, however, one conspicuous absence: Judd's wife, Jen, whose affair with his radio- shock-jock boss has recently become painfully public. Simultaneously mourning the demise of his father and his marriage, Judd joins his dysfunctional family as they reluctantly sit shiva-and spend seven days and nights under the same roof. The week quickly spins out of control as longstanding grudges resurface, secrets are revealed and old passions are reawakened. Then Jen delivers the clincher: she's pregnant. ( )
  bpascoe | Apr 16, 2016 |
Hilarious , devastating , different yet brilliant.

( )
  SnowBookHollow | Apr 13, 2016 |
I'm loving this! I step away from my usual mystery, this is a fabulous read. Funny capture of family dynamics the good bad and ugly as family is forced to hang together for the 7days of Shiva for their husband/dad/father in law. It is getting ugly and funnier by the page. This is going to be a fast read and I will be sad when the ride is over.
( )
  anglophile65 | Mar 8, 2016 |
Decided to read this after hearing it was being made into a movie starring Jason Bateman and Tina Fey. It was ok as a book but think I would enjoy it more as a movie. A dysfunctional family with 4 siblings are forced together after the death of their father for 7 days. Each sibling has their own set of issues in their lives. ( )
  micahmom2002 | Jan 25, 2016 |
Decided to read this after hearing it was being made into a movie starring Jason Bateman and Tina Fey. It was ok as a book but think I would enjoy it more as a movie. A dysfunctional family with 4 siblings are forced together after the death of their father for 7 days. Each sibling has their own set of issues in their lives. ( )
  micahmom2002 | Jan 25, 2016 |
Showing 1-5 of 126 (next | show all)
no reviews | add a review
You must log in to edit Common Knowledge data.
For more help see the Common Knowledge help page.
Series (with order)
Canonical title
Original title
Alternative titles
Original publication date
People/Characters
Important places
Information from the French Common Knowledge. Edit to localize it to your language.
Important events
Related movies
Awards and honors
Epigraph
Dedication
Mom and Dad
First words
"Dad's dead," says Wendy offhandedly, like it's happened before, like it happens every day.
Quotations
Last words
Disambiguation notice
Publisher's editors
Blurbers
Publisher series
Information from the French Common Knowledge. Edit to localize it to your language.
Original language

References to this work on external resources.

Wikipedia in English (1)

Book description
Haiku summary

No descriptions found.

Judd Foxman is thrown together with his dysfunctional family when his father dies, while at the same time coping with his wife's infidelity and the end of his marriage.

(summary from another edition)

» see all 7 descriptions

Quick Links

Swap Ebooks Audio
5 avail.
688 wanted
7 pay10 pay

Popular covers

Rating

Average: (3.88)
0.5 2
1 10
1.5 3
2 29
2.5 11
3 133
3.5 52
4 282
4.5 55
5 161

Audible.com

2 editions of this book were published by Audible.com.

See editions

Plume

An edition of this book was published by Plume.

» Publisher information page

Recorded Books

An edition of this book was published by Recorded Books.

» Publisher information page

Is this you?

Become a LibraryThing Author.

 

Help/FAQs | About | Privacy/Terms | Blog | Store | Contact | LibraryThing.com | APIs | WikiThing | Common Knowledge | Legacy Libraries | Early Reviewers | 105,252,202 books! | Top bar: Always visible