Particles and Luck by Louis B. Jones

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Mark Perdue is a young physicist who has been catapulted into fame and fortune by nothing other than good luck. His neighbor, Roger Hoberman, has seen only luck's downside. Now, luck--in the form of an adverse property claim--is about to bring them together in this transcendently wise comedy of manners and epistemology.
 

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Louis B. Jones is the author of two previous novels, "Ordinary Money and "Particles and Luck. He lives in California with his family. "From the Hardcover edition.
 
Published February 8, 2012 by Vintage. 320 pages
Genres: Humor & Entertainment, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Linking fashionable deconstructive attacks on the existence of the physical universe to Big Adcox's remark that ``all claims of property originate in a hallucination,'' Jones takes Mark through a bumpy, understated series of domestic adventures that confirm his faith in the logical errors that ke...

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As readers of Jones's debut novel, Ordinary Money , discovered, he has a keen eye for the foolish and incongruous moments in daily existence, and a knack for portraying the hard-pressed lives of those on the edge of financial disaster.

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