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The Guncle : : a Novel

Rowley, Steven, 1971- Book - 2021 Fiction / Rowley, Steven, Adult Book / Fiction / General / Rowley, Steven None on shelf 50 requests on 7 copies Community Rating: 4.8 out of 5

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"From the bestselling author of Lily and the Octopus and The Editor comes a warm and deeply funny novel about a once-famous gay sitcom star whose unexpected family tragedy leaves him with his niece and nephew for the summer"-- Provided by publisher.
Gay Uncle Patrick (GUP, for short), has always loved his niece, Maisie, and nephew, Grant. He loves spending time with them when they come out to Palm Springs for weeklong visits, When Maisie and Grant lose their mother and Patrick's brother has a health crisis of his own, Patrick finds himself suddenly taking on the role of primary guardian. Despite having a set of "Guncle Rules" Patrick has no idea what to expect. After years barely holding on after the loss of his great love, a somewhat-stalled acting career, and a lifestyle not-so-suited to a six- and a nine-year-old, Patrick's eyes are opened to a new sense of responsibility. Even being larger than life means you're unfailingly human. -- adapted from jacket

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Great book! submitted by ValerieL on November 22, 2021, 1:03pm I thoroughly enjoyed this book. I laughed, I cried, I rooted for GUP and the kiddos. It was definitely a little more intense than I thought it'd be, but it was so good and well-written that I didn't mind the intensity. A great book and highly recommended!

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PUBLISHED
New York : G. P. Putnam's Sons, [2021]
Year Published: 2021
Description: 326 pages ; 24 cm
Language: English
Format: Book

ISBN/STANDARD NUMBER
9780525542285
0525542280

SUBJECTS
Gay men -- Fiction.
Uncles -- Fiction.
Guardian and ward -- Fiction.
Families -- Fiction.
Palm Springs (Calif.) -- Fiction.