Alternatives to Sex: A Novel

Alternatives to Sex: A Novel

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Paperback, Simon & Schuster, 2007, ISBN13 9780743453196, ISBN10 0743453190
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Paperback, Simon & Schuster, 2007, ISBN13 9780743453196, ISBN10 0743453190

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Paperback, Simon & Schuster, 2007, ISBN13 9780743453196, ISBN10 0743453190

Boston real estate agent William Collins knows that his habits are slipping out of control. Due to obsessive-compulsive daily cleaning binges and a penchant for nightly online cruising for hookups, he finds his sales figures slipping despite a booming market. There's also his ongoing struggle to collect the rent from his passive-aggressive tenant and his worries about his best friend, Edward, whom he's certainly "not" in love with. Just as he decides to do something about his life, he meets Charlotte and Samuel, wealthy suburbanites looking for the perfect city apartment. "Happy couple," he writes in his notes. "Maybe I can learn something from them." What he ultimately discovers challenges his own assumptions about real estate, love, and desire; and what they learn from him might unravel a budding friendship, not to mention a very promising sale.
Full of crackling dialogue delivered by a stellar ensemble of players, "Alternatives to Sex" is a smart, hilarious chronicle of life in post-traumatic, morally ambiguous America -- where the desire to do good is constantly being tripped up by the need to feel good. Right now.

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Number of Pages: 289
Subject: FICTION_ROMANCE_GENERAL
Author: McCauley, Stephen
Target Audience: Trade
Book Format: Paperback
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
ISBN-13: 9780743453196
Fiction/Nonfiction: Y
Assembled Product Dimensions (L x W x H): 5.25 x 8.25 x 0.75 Inches
ISBN-10: 0743453190
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