By David Duchovny
Ted Fullilove, aka Mr. Peanut, isn't like different Ivy League grads. He stocks an condo with Goldberg, his loved battery-operated fish, sleeps on a mattress suffering from yellow criminal pads penned with what he hopes would be the subsequent nice American novel, and spends the waning malaise-filled days of the Carter management at Yankee Stadium, waxing poetic whereas slinging peanuts to pay the rent.
When Ted hears the scoop that his estranged father, Marty, is loss of life of lung melanoma, he instantly strikes again into his youth domestic, the place a whirlwind of revelations ensues. The browbeating absentee father of his formative years resides to make up for misplaced time, yet his health and wellbeing dips greatly each time his cherished purple Sox lose. And so, with support from a group of local old-timers and the beautiful Mariana—Marty's Nuyorican grief counselor—Ted orchestrates the semblance of a Sox profitable streak, allowing Marty and the purple Sox to opposite the Curse of the Bambino and cruise their approach to global sequence victory. good, type of.
David Duchovny's richly drawn Bucky F&[email protected] Dent is a narrative of the bond among fathers and sons, Yankee lovers and the Fenway trustworthy, and grapples with the pressing have to locate our tale in an age of irony and artifice. Culminating in that fateful second in October of '78 while the meek Bucky Dent hit his manner into baseball historical past with the unlikeliest of domestic runs, this tragicomic novel demonstrates that existence actually belongs to the losers—that the lengthy pictures are those worthy making a bet on.
Bucky F&[email protected] is a novel story that brims with the hilarity, poignance, and profound solitude of contemporary existence.
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