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Daryl Gleason cannot remember the last time he smiled. Or why. He's recently lost his job, his business, his wife, and the estranged grandfather who raised him. Everything he held as true about his life has proven to be the opposite, and he is now a man on the verge of collapse. Completely on his own, and without any sort of guidance for the first time, Daryl has become ...more
Kindle Edition, 872 pages
Published July 30th 2012
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Mike
Aug 18, 2012 Mike rated it it was amazing
good dialogue, characters- clever situation
Marie
Dec 06, 2012 Marie rated it it was amazing
Daryl Gleason has hit rock bottom. In fact, he’s chiseled a hole in the rock bottom and has fallen through that. He can’t remember the last time he was -if he ever was- happy.
Daryl and his loquacious canine sidekick, Steve, embark on a fantastic cross-country journey to find the cure for Daryl’s perpetual morose apathy. Chancing upon a horde of unique and sometimes wacky characters along the way, Daryl takes away some new change in perspective from each encounter, even as his dilemma touches th
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Smooches
Aug 27, 2012 Smooches rated it it was amazing
Oh my gosh, what a fun book! I smiled and laughed all the way through. Well, a few tears too. Great story of a man trying to figure out what the heck happened to his smile. With the help of Steve the dog and a cast of crazy and fascinating characters he meets along the way, he goes on a quest to find some answers in his past, present, and future. Every person he meets along the way, and every odd situation he finds himself in cause him to become more perplexed, until at last he realizes...well, ...more
Adam Rebillard
Jan 31, 2014 Adam Rebillard rated it it was amazing
Phenomenal book! After hitting rock bottom and not knowing if he has ever been happy, Daryl Gleason goes on a journey to find the answer. Daryl and the many other characters that Egan throws in along the way are very easy to relate to, and can be easily related to one part or another of our own life....Also, Egan isn't afraid to show he has some pretty awesome taste in music!
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Aug 13, 2016 Potamus Hyper rated it really liked it
Is there a better companion than "Darryl" on my fifteen-hour flight to Mumbai? What a sense he gives that any journey may be peppered with surprises and jolly characters. If my seat mates ask what I'm chuckling about, I'll say, "GET HAPPY"!
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not the usual on a journey for the meaning of life books. good read.
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