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Published (first published 1980)
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Can one be incompetent at life? Our hero, or more properly, anti-hero, proves the answer to be yes. He is a more or less marginal provider for his family as a real estate agent and is increasing relying on his wife to close deals. He is a more or less incompetent husband and father to four children, all girls. When he arrives home from work he seems to wonder what his wife and kids are doing there. He buys an expensive oriental rug on impulse which he cannot afford. He's a social disaster at coc ...more
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