Bad Advice by Karin Goodwin

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Generations of philandering and bad choices come to a head on the last day of September, when Judith Ealey mistakenly assaults a man in the Arizona desert and her older brother, David, falls in love at a theater in Boston. But when Judith sleeps with her victim and David's lover declares she's a lesbian, their romantic entanglements take a new turn, further complicated by the interventions by their feuding father and grandfather, a private detective, and the arrival of other friends and lovers. Freewheeling, funny, and insightful, Bad Advice shows that no matter what mistakes you make in this life, you always have the chance to make more.
 

About Karin Goodwin

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Karin Goodwin is the author of Sleeping with Random Beasts . She lives in Virginia.
 
Published September 1, 2002 by Chronicle Books. 288 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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At 51, Scratch knows that his life should have evolved beyond addictions, lousy relationships, resenting his parents, fantasizing too much, and compulsive masturbation, but he’s unable to change.

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He and his new obsession hit the road, heading west toward a possible meeting with Judith, whom David hasn't seen for two years.

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