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How to Be Good

Authors: Hornby, Nick
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
BISAC/Subject: FIC044000, FIC045000, FIC052000
ISBN: 9781101215692, Related ISBNs: 039914823X, 0786546921, 1101215690, 1573221937, 1573229326
Classification: Fiction
Number of pages: 336,
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis: A wise and hilarious novel from the bestselling author of Funny Girl, High Fidelity, and About a Boy.

A brutally truthful, compassionate novel about the heart, mind, and soul of a woman who, confronted by her husband’s sudden and extreme spiritual conversion, is forced to learn “how to be good”—whatever that means, and for better or worse…

Katie Carr is a good person…sort of. For years her husband’s been selfish, sarcastic, and underemployed. 

But now David’s changed. He’s become a good person, too—really good. He’s found a spiritual leader. He has become kind, soft-spoken, and earnest. Katie isn’t sure if this is deeply felt conversion, a brain tumor—or David’s most brilliantly vicious manipulation yet. Because she’s finding it more and more difficult to live with David—and with herself. 

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