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A Calling for Charlie Barnes

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By: Joshua Ferris;

Language: English

Quality: Like New

Genre: Novel,

ISBN: 9780241202876

SKU: BE500583868598

Pages: 342

Description: Charlies Barnes... is a mid-century man devoted to his newspaper and his landline. But he is about to get dragged into our troubled age by his storyteller son, who has a different opinion of Charlie than Charlie has of himself. Then there are Charlie's other children, his ex-wives, present wife, business clients, friends and acquaintances, all of whom have their competing opinions of him. He certainly seems simple enough: he's a striver, a romantic and a thoroughgoing capitalist. But suddenly blindsided by the Great Recession and s dose of bad news, he might have to rethink his life from top to bottom, and at short notice. What makes a man real? What makes him good? And how does the story we tell about ourselves line up with the life that we actually live?