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Strange Skies: A Novel

Authors: Marinovich, Matt
Publisher: HarperCollins e-books
BISAC/Subject: FIC000000, FIC044000, FIC028000
ISBN: 9780061877650, Related ISBNs: 0061877654, 9780061233913, 9780061877650
Classification: Non-Fiction
Number of pages: 256,
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis:

What kind of man would lie to his own wife about having cancer? A man desperate to avoid being saddled with life's responsibilities. A man like Paul.

On a miserable October afternoon, as he stares down at his brother's whiny new baby, Paul realizes he's run out of excuses. His wife wants a family, but the last thing Paul wants is dirty diapers and a constantly screaming stranger robbing him of sleep. Then a lump is discovered on his arm, and with a little elaboration, the parenthood question is rendered moot.

With the dwindling time he pretends he's got left, he intends to start looking out for number one. But his "cancer vacation" hits a snag when he meets a mother and son in an airport bar who turn everything around—and even bring Paul to the brink of a life he thought he never wanted—because sometimes a man's got to lose himself completely to discover who he really is.

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