Harry, Revised

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Canongate, 2008 - Change (Psychology) - 312 pages
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Recently widowed and struggling to plan his wife's funeral, Harry Rent finds himself in an unfortunate conundrum. He finds himself in love. From his first dreams of Molly, the obsidian-haired waitress at his local diner, Harry, Revisedtraces the emotional transformation of Harry Rent, one hapless, kind, complex man (a little past his prime). This funny, poignant and beautifully written novel follows a man embracing his future by finally facing up to his past.

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User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

In L.A. blogger Sarvas's debut, a guilt-ridden 40-something doctor, stunned by his wife's death during cosmetic surgery, tries to remake himself with the aid of two waitresses, an abridged edition of ... Read full review

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User Review  - theanalogdivide - LibraryThing

This might actually be closer to 3.5 stars. It was well-written, and I laughed out loud on several occasions, but I'm not sure how well the book would hold up under further scrutiny. There's a sort of ... Read full review

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About the author (2008)

Mark Sarvas is the founder of the popular litblog "The Elegant Variation," which "Forbes" and "Entertainment Weekly" have named as one of the best blogs on the Web. His fiction has appeared in "Troika Magazine," the "Wisconsin Review," "Apostrophe," "Thought Magazine," and "Pindeldyboz" and as part of the Spoken Interludes and Vermin on the Mount reading series in Los Angeles. His criticism has appeared in the "New York Times Book Review," the "Three Penny Review," and the "Philadelphia Inquirer," This is his first novel. He lives with his wife in Los Angeles.

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