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After Tom Brown loses his business to an economic downturn and his home to foreclosure, he convinces his wife, Kate, and daughter, Stacie, to move to Los Angeles for a new beginning. When money runs out and Tom still hasn’t found work, he makes a decision that will change his life forever. As Tom’s life grows more surreal, he questions his physical existence and his sanity ...more
Kindle Edition, Second Edition, 238 pages
Published September 20th 2012 by Karen Jones (first published July 6th 2012)
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Taylor Longford
Oct 07, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Written in simple language with deep insight, this book reads like something by Ken Keesey. Tom Brown is a somewhat introspective computer nerd who starts to question his reality when his life takes one unlikely turn after another. This is the story of how an entirely sane guy applies perfect logic to arrive at a mad solution. And when he takes the most final and drastic of actions, not only can you can understand how he got there, somehow it makes perfect sense.
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Nov 20, 2012 rated it did not like it
It was neat to read someone else's impressions of California.
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Karen Jones grew up in rural Indiana on a small family farm. Her father worked construction all his life and her mother was a writer. The last born in a family of seven, Karen wore too many hand-me-downs and heard “grown-up” conversations long before she should have. But that large, semi-dysfunctional family taught her a lot about life, love, and sticking together. Each special moment, each family ...more
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