Dance Real Slow: A Novel
Jaffe's debut tells the story of Gordon Nash, a part-time lawyer whose wife walks away from marriage and motherhood, leaving him solely responsible for raising their child, Calvin. Father and son move to Kansas, where Gordon gradually achieves a delicate balance in making a life for them -- only to have that balance, and his relationship with his new love, jeopardized by the reappearance of his ex-wife.
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DANCE REAL SLOWUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
Jaffe's debut novel, about a divorced father and his young son, recalls the better domestic realism of the past two decades. But, as with the work of writers like Ann Beattie and Richard Ford, his ... Read full review
Dance real slowUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
After his wife leaves, Gordon Nash does his best to provide a loving home for his four-year-old son, Calvin. He takes an undemanding job in a small-town Kansas law firm, eventually coaching the high ... Read full review