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Town House

A Novel

About the Book

Jack Madigan should be leading an enviable life. He’s the sole heir of a ’70s rock icon. He lives with his retro-obsessed teenage son, Harlan, in a once-magnificent Boston town house. But now 36, Jack’s painting career is buckling under a raging case of agoraphobia. And when the foreclosure notice arrives, Jack must face losing the only home he’s ever known—and his only safe zone. When Jack’s ex-wife announces that Harlan would be better off living with her and her vitamin-enriched fiancé, Jack has to figure out how to deter the perky, inexperienced real-estate agent, hold on to his house, keep his son at home, and—through the tenacity of the little girl next door—finally step out onto the sidewalk.

Fox 2000 swooped in to pre-empt the film rights while Town House was still on submission to publishers. Ridley Scott’s Scott Free Productions is set to produce the movie and Pulitzer Prize-winning screenwriter Doug Wright (Memoirs of a Geisha) is adapting the screenplay. A book with the ability to both entertain and move us, Town House is a smart, acerbic novel bursting with heart and quirky charm.

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Critical Praise

“TOWN HOUSE is a poignant, acerbic and charming novel with real heart. Make room on your bookshelf for Tish Cohen.” —Barbara Delinsky, New York Times bestselling author of A WOMAN BETRAYED

“...sardonically comic and humanly poignant.” —Rex Pickett, New York Times bestselling author of SIDEWAYS

Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780061131318
  • ISBN 10: 0061131318
  • Imprint: Harper Perennial
  • On Sale: 01/30/2018
  • Pages: 304
  • List Price: 19.99 CAD
  • BISAC1: FICTION / General

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