Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Having Everything” as Want to Read:
Having Everything
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Having Everything

3.48 of 5 stars 3.48  ·  rating details  ·  33 ratings  ·  3 reviews
Philip Tate is a man who has everything -- youth, looks, a beautiful wife and perfect family, a distinguished deanship at Harvard. Having Everything is the story of a nighttime drive that leads Philip to jeopardize it all for a moment's flirtation with the forbidden. For on that drive he will collide with the Kizers -- beautiful, troubled Dixie and brilliant, kinky Hal. By ...more
Paperback, 45 pages
Published October 9th 2000 by Grove Press (first published September 1999)
more details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Having Everything, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Having Everything

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-30 of 52)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  rating details
Shannon
Just a novel about a couple who should be happy but who fail due to the natural human follies within us all. Things which distinguish this one: breathtaking character development in the protagonists, intriguing secondary characters, impeccable style.

This is one of those books in which you may not particularly care for any of the characters, by the way. This level of character development requires a charming redeeming quality, such as excellent parenthood or a witty internal dialogue, to offset t
...more
Kimi
I felt amiguous, intrigued, bored, disgusted, and then again intrigued by this book. Some of it seemed extraneous, but then something would happen to pull me back in. I wish the characters had been better developed; I guess the point is that they could be Any Person, but I didn't care about them in the end.
Laura
Ugh. Like reading a Lifetime Network Original movie. Wholly unlikeable cast of characters in an absurdly sensationalistic story line. No good. No good at all.
Judith
Judith marked it as to-read
Jul 02, 2014
Britt
Britt marked it as to-read
Jun 11, 2014
Vicki
Vicki marked it as to-read
May 27, 2014
Sharonm
Sharonm marked it as to-read
Apr 13, 2014
Kelly Flynn
Kelly Flynn marked it as to-read
Apr 06, 2014
Jenna
Jenna marked it as to-read
Jan 25, 2014
Michy
Michy marked it as to-read
Jan 08, 2014
Deborah
Deborah marked it as to-read
Jun 28, 2013
Leslee
Leslee added it
Apr 28, 2013
Trish
Trish marked it as to-read
Apr 24, 2012
Lance Polin
Lance Polin marked it as to-read
Apr 01, 2012
Elihu
Elihu marked it as to-read
Nov 25, 2014
« previous 1 next »
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
146746
John L'Heureux has served on both sides of the writing desk: as staff editor and contributing editor for The Atlantic and as the author of sixteen books of poetry and fiction. His stories have appeared in The Atlantic Monthly, Esquire, Harper's, The New Yorker, and have frequently been anthologized in Best American Stories and Prize Stories: The O. Henry Awards. His experiences as editor and write ...more
More about John L'Heureux...
The Shrine at Altamira Handmaid of Desire A Woman Run Mad The Medici Boy An Honorable Profession: A Novel

Share This Book