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Secondhand Smoke She s nasty, she s prejudiced, and she s finally killed her husband or at least, that s what her kids believe She may be the most obnoxious woman in all of New Orleans But by the end of this remarkable novel, readers will also find Jerusha Bailey infuriatingly lovable a hilarious antiheroine who takes life s hardest punches and survives Larry Baker, author of The Flamingo Rising. Download Secondhand Smoke – wholesalesweetshop.co.uk

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  1. This is MY best book No shame.

  2. If you aren t a fan of books poking fun at dysfunctional families, give this one a pass It took me a while to start appreciating the humor in it I didn t enjoy the part where Jerusha s husband is dying, but that s probably because some of it hit too close to home Once he d passed on or as his children, Wilson and Zeb say, once their mother had killed him I found the humor muchenjoyable It is darkly witty and Jerusha is anything but politically correct Chances are, it will make your If you aren t a fan of books poking fun at dysfunctional families, give this one a pass It took me a while to start appreciating the humor in it I didn t enjoy the part where Jerusha s husband is dying, but that s probably because some of it hit too close to home Once he d passed on or as his children, Wilson and Zeb say, once their mother had killed ...

  3. I enjoyed this book quite a bit Jerusha Bailey was a very funny character and this book had several laugh out loud funny parts All in all, it made for an amusing read and I m glad it had a good, satisfying ending There are definitely some scenes that will stick with...

  4. Jerusha is one of the most unsympathetic main characters you could ever wish not to meet After the first few pages, you re hooked, fascinated by these characters and their complex relationships.The story builds via t...

  5. 3.75

  6. I have no idea what book other reviewers are reading but it cannot be the rubbish i have just subjected myself to I cannot find one line that makes me even smile, let alone laugh however there are plenty that made me want to scream and through the book through the window

  7. A redemption novel about a crabby woman in New Orleans, her dysfunctional family and a cool kid next door Clever dialogue.

  8. I got Patty Friedman s Secondhand Smoke because I wanted to laugh And I did Almost immediately, I had one good laugh out loud After that, barely a chuckle There is humor in the book, true, but not the wild, offbeat humor I was expecting Friedman s novel is a tale of a dysfunctional family an extremely dysfunctional family A family so dysfunctional that I wanted to scream some sense into each and every one of them, including the next door neighbor Told from alternating viewpoints, the st I got Patty Friedman s Secondhand Smoke because I wanted to laugh And I did Almost immediately, I had one good laugh out loud After that, barely a chuckle There is humor in the book, true, but not the wild, offbeat humor I was expecting Friedman s novel is a tale of a dysfunctional family an extremely dysfunctional family A family so dysfunctional that I wanted to scream some sense into each and every one of them, including the next door neighbor Told from alternating viewpoints, the story centers around the matriarch of the Bailey family, Jerusha A strong, opinionated Southern woman, Jerusha smokes like a chimney, holds very strong opinons about black people, and has brought up her two children Zib and Wilson with an iron fist As the story opens, the father, Jerusha s husband, is on his deathbed, and things for Jerusha and her childre...

  9. Can t believe I m giving this book five stars but it deserves it for boldness and moxie and it s don t give a shit attitude The writing is good The characters areamazing and interesting and even dare I say subtle Dustin.So if you are faint of heart or the least little bit high brow do not read this book bc you won t like it and you will think I m crackers to have liked it bc it s horribly scary at first but it gets better and better although I could have lived without the bar scene with Can t believe I m giving this book five stars but it deserves it for boldness and moxie and it s don t give a shit attitude The writing is good The characters areamazing and interesting and even dare I s...

  10. The characters pull you through Secondhand Smoke like your family pulls you through life You might not like them a good deal of the time but they re your kin if not your kind And out of the blue you might receive a rare hug or, if not a kind word, at least one that doesn t overly offend you.Characters who are not immediately likable rely on good writing to keep the reader engaged Patty Friedmann does so successfully She has a firm grasp on the New Orleans neighborhood where much of the story The characters pull you through Secondhand Smoke like your family pulls you through life You might not like them a good deal of the time but they re your kin if not your kind And out of the blue yo...