Bucky F*cking Dent: A Novel

By | November 13, 2019
Bucky F*cking Dent: A Novel Author David Duchovny
ISBN-10 0374536805
ISBN-13 9780374536800
Year 2017-04-11
Pages 320
Language English
Publisher Farrar, Straus and Giroux
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The New York Times bestselling author David Duchovny is backTed Fullilove aka Mr Peanut is not like other Ivy League grads He shares an apartment with Goldberg his beloved battery operated fish sleeps on a bed littered with yellow legal pads penned with what he hopes will be the next great American Novel and spends the waning days of the Carter administration at Yankee Stadium waxing poetic while slinging peanuts to pay the rent When Ted hears the news that his estranged father Marty is dying of lung cancer he immediately moves back into his childhood home where a whirlwind of revelations ensues The browbeating absentee father of Teds youth tries to make up for lost time but his health dips drastically whenever his beloved Red Sox lose And so with help from Marianathe Nuyorican grief counselor with whom Ted promptly falls in loveand a crew of neighborhood old timers Ted orchestrates the illusion of a Boston winning streak enabling Marty and the Red Sox to reverse the Curse of the Bambino and cruise their way to World Series victory Well sort of David Duchovnys richly drawn Bucky F cking Dent explores the bonds between fathers and sons and the age old rivalry between Yankee fans and the Fenway faithful and grapples with our urgent need to persevereand risk everythingin the name of love Culminating in that fateful moment in October of 78 when the mighty Bucky Dent hit his way into baseball history with the unlikeliest of home runs this tender insightful and hilarious novel demonstrates how life truly belongs to the losers and that the long shots are the ones worth betting on Bucky F cking Dent is a singular tale that brims with the mirth poignancy and profound solitude of modern life

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