A side-splitting and heartbreaking tale, soon to be a major Hollywood movie starring Tina Fey, Connie Britton and Jason Bateman.
Poor Judd Foxman returns home early to find his wife in bed with his boss - in the act. He now faces the twin threats of both divorce and unemployment. His misery is compounded further with the sudden death of his father.
He is then asked to come and 'sit Shiva' for his newly deceased parent with his angry, screwed-up and somewhat estranged brothers and sisters in his childhood home. It is there he must confront who he really is and - more importantly - who he can become.
Funny, moving, powerful and poignant, THIS IS WHERE I LEAVE YOU is the fabulous follow-up to HOW TO TALK TO A WIDOWER and Jonathan Tropper at his best.
[A] magnificently funny family saga... It's amazing what can happen in the hands of the casually brilliant author...Read this one! Read and weep with laughter - ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY
The gifted and funny Jonathan Tropper returns with the often side-splitting, mostly heartbreaking THIS IS WHERE I LEAVE YOU...real and harrowing - when it's not hilarious - USA TODAY
Often hilarious and often heartbreaking... Consistently surprising - LOS ANGELES TIMES
Funny, heartfelt and refreshing. An excellent read - ESSENTIALS
Sharply observed, beautifully bitter and very funny tale of dysfunctional family relationships - BELLA
Jonathan Tropper was born and raised in Riverdale, New York. He attended the creative writing program at New York University Graduate School of Arts and Science, where he received a Masters degree. His novels have been translated into more than ten languages. He lives with his wife and children in Westchester, NY, and teaches writing at Manhattanville College. Visit his website at: www.jonathantropper.com