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Jed and Lila are compulsive movers. For them, moving boxes, packing tape, and open houses are the ultimate aphrodisiacs. They meet on a moving day, Jed proposes on a moving day, and they end up moving 18 times in 18 years. Moving defines their lives, their identities. They move for fun, to recover from tragedy, and for new opportunities-until Lila decides she wants them to ...more
Paperback, 1st, 222 pages
Published December 15th 2013 by Patrick Gabridge (first published January 1st 2012)
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I received this book as part of a Goodreads First Reads giveaway. I was drawn into the plot of Moving (a life in boxes) right from the very first pages. Usually you think of moving as something that causes people to grow apart, but in the case of Jed and Lila it seems to be what brought them together. The characters and plot are well developed and keep you engaged in the story. The author gives the characters clear voices and therefore allows you to see what motivates them to make certain decisi ...more
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Jed and Lila have spent their lives moving from place to place; in fact, Jed knew while dating that they were perfect for each other when he discovered that Lila had her own stash of moving boxes and packing tape. However, 18 years and 1 daughter later, Lila is ready to set down roots in their Boston neighborhood and refuses to move when Jed gets a job offer in Omaha. Unable to comprehend his wife's change of heart about constantly moving, Jed wanders around the co
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I've written numerous plays, including Distant Neighbors, Fire on Earth, Flight, Constant State of Panic, Pieces of Whitey, Blinders, and Reading the Mind of God, which have been staged in theaters across the country. My novel, Tornado Siren, was published by Behler Publications in 2006, and as an ebook in 2011. My latest novel, Moving (a life in boxes) is now available as an ebook and paperback.

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