The Revised Fundamentals of Caregiving

A Novel

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Pub Date 28 Aug 2012 | Archive Date 01 Sep 2012

Description

Jonathan Evison has crafted a novel of the heart, a novel of unlikely heroes traveling through a grand American landscape, and most of all, a story that offers a profound look into what it takes to truly care for another person. Bursting with energy and filled with moments of absolute beauty, this bighearted and inspired novel ponders life’s terrible surprises as well as its immeasurable rewards.

Jonathan Evison has crafted a novel of the heart, a novel of unlikely heroes traveling through a grand American landscape, and most of all, a story that offers a profound look into what it takes to...


Advance Praise

"The Revised Fundamentals of Caregiving is the funniest and most tough-minded novel I've read in a long time. Jonathan Evison is a great lyrical talent who deserves to be better known, and this is his best novel yet. You owe it to yourself to read it." -Darin Strauss, author of Half a Life

"Jonathan Evison is a gifted raconteur with a wicked sense of humor and an unflagging empathy for humankind in all its sad, foible-filled magnificence. In The Revised Fundamentals of Caregiving, his myriad talents are displayed in full bloom." -Patrick deWitt, author of The Sisters Brothers

"Sly and surprising, The Revised Fundamentals of Caregiving is both a goofy road trip and a mission of atonement. Jonathan Evison has the singular ability to make the heartbreaking seem jaunty." -Stewart O'Nan, author of The Odds: A Love Story

"The Revised Fundamentals of Caregiving is the funniest and most tough-minded novel I've read in a long time. Jonathan Evison is a great lyrical talent who deserves to be better known, and this is...


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