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Beeperless Remote: A Guy, Some Girls, and His Answering Machine
Offering a male perspective on dating in the 1990s, this romantic comedy follows a frugal sports fanatic on his search for the perfect woman. Along the way he discovers that there are six types of women in the world -- 1. those who are recovering from a bad relationship; 2. those who just want to be friends; 3. those who are so beautiful they only date rich and powerful me ...more
Hardcover, 280 pages
Published July 1st 1997 by Pines One Publications
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Although uneven, this one had me laughing out loud several. The tag line on the cover is "A guy, some girls, and his answering machine." Whitfield has a great hook for examining dating, but what keeps this one going is the totally clueless narrator. What is really impressive is the contrast between the 1st person narrator's perspective and what is actually happening in the scenes. The plot gets questionable in places, and the writing/editing is sloppy in places, but there are some funny scenes, ...more
I don't remember how I discovered this book but it grab my attention and never let go. I couldn't wait to get home from work, grab food, a drink and read! I laughed hysterically throughout this book and at times, frustrated by the characters inability to move forward or see the obvious. Great reading for someone just getting into reading or looking for something light and entertaining.