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Truth in advertising

Author: John Kenney
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Struggling with encroaching middle age and a broken engagement, advertising agent Finbar Dolan is forced to cancel his Christmas plans to tackle a last-minute work assignment only to learn that his estranged and abusive father has taken ill and that his siblings are unwilling to help, a situation that forces Fin to re-evaluate his choices.
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Satire
Humorous fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Kenney
ISBN: 9781451675542 1451675542
OCLC Number: 779266396
Notes: "A Touchstone book."
Description: 308 pages ; 25 cm
Responsibility: John Kenney.

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Truth in Advertising is a wickedly funny and poignant novel about the absurdity of life, the complications of love, and the meaning of family.  Read more...

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"John Kenney has written a funny, biting, brilliant account of modern capitalism and consumerism. If "Mad Men" has glamorized the ad game then "Truth in Advertising" goes one better by making it Read more...

 
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