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THE ODDS

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

An emotional richness permeates this short novel about a couple on the verge of ending their marriage while pondering whether they can salvage it.In recent years, O'Nan (Emily, Alone, 2011, etc.) has emerged as an accomplished chronicler of the bittersweet mundane, the everyday stories of characters who are no better or worse than their readers, but simply human, suffering through lost jobs ... Read full review

Review: The Odds: A Love Story

Editorial Review - Bookreporter.com - Sarah Rachel Egelman

We all know the divorce rate is high in the US, and odds are only 1 in 6 for a married couple making it to their 25th wedding anniversary. It seems that marriage is a risky proposition these days, maybe even a gamble. The always amazing Stewart O'Nan plays with that metaphor in his latest short novel, THE ODDS. It chronicles what is to be the last weekend of Art and Marion Fowler's marriage a trip ... Read full review

The Odds: A Love Story

User Review  - Barbara Hoffert - Book Verdict

Art and Marion Fowler are jobless and facing foreclosure, even as their marriage teeters on the brink. So what do they do? Head to Niagara Falls, book the bridal suite at the area's fanciest casino ... Read full review


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