The Silver Linings Playbook: A Novel

The Silver Linings Playbook: A Novel

Matthew Quick


A heartwarming debut novel, now an immense motion picture through David O. Russell―nominated for 8 Academy Awards (including most sensible Picture), 4 Golden Globes, and 4 display Actors Guild Awards!

"Aawww shucks!" NPR's Nancy Pearl acknowledged. "I understand that is hardly ever a traditional approach to start a e-book overview, however it used to be my fast reaction to completing Matthew Quick's heartwarming, funny and soul-satisfying first novel . . . This ebook makes me smile."

Meet Pat Peoples. Pat has a thought: his lifestyles is a film produced via God. And his God-given undertaking is to develop into bodily healthy and emotionally literate, whereupon God will verify him a contented ending―the go back of his estranged spouse, Nikki. (It will possibly not come as a shock to benefit that Pat has spent numerous years in a psychological overall healthiness facility.) the matter is, Pat's now domestic, and every thing feels off. nobody will check with him approximately Nikki; his cherished Philadelphia Eagles retain wasting; he is being pursued by means of the deeply atypical Tiffany; his new therapist turns out to suggest adultery as a kind of remedy. Plus, he is being haunted via Kenny G!

David O. Russell, the Oscar-nominated director of The Fighter, is helming his personal variation of The Silver Linings Playbook, that includes Bradley Cooper (People magazine's Sexiest guy Alive) within the position of Pat, along Jennifer Lawrence, Robert De Niro, Julia Stiles, Chris Tucker, and Jacki Weaver. because the award-winning novelist Justin Cronin positioned it: "Tender, soulful, hilarious, and real, The Silver Linings Playbook is an excellent debut."

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