Tuff: a novel
MEMORIES MAY FADE, BUT THE HEART NEVER FORGETS
A HUSBAND TO REMEMBER
Nikki Carrothers wakes in an island hospital with no memory of her past, how she got there or of Trent McKenziethe man claiming to be her husband. Though she's undeniably attracted to him, Nikki's not sure he can be trusted. Even as her memory returns, he's the one piece of the puzzle that remains a mystery.
But when Trent finally reveals the shattering truth, the bond between them only deepens. Because Nikki's part of an ongoing investigation that's placed both of them in danger, and she'll have to keep Trent close if she wants to live to see tomorrow .
NEW YEAR'S DADDY
Veronica Walsh is haunted by the memory of her late husband, having lost him years ago in a ski accident. Now she focuses solely on her daughter, Amy, certain that no man could ever fill the void in her broken heartuntil Travis Keegan comes along.
Travis has been burned beforehis ex-wife walked out on him, and his son Bryan is heading down a bad path. Desperate to make up for his own past mistakes, Travis moves them to an old mountain lodge right in Veronica's backyard. Sparks fly when the single parents meet, but can either of them ever truly leave their past behind?
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From the author of the 2016 Man Booker Prize winner The Sellout comes a novel as fast-paced and hard-edged as the Harlem streets it portrays.
Age nineteen and weighing in at 320 pounds, Winston "Tuffy" Foshay, is an East Harlem denizen who breaks jaws and shoots dogs and dreams of millions from his idea Cap'n Crunch: The Movie, starring Danny DeVito. His best friend is a disabled Muslim who wants to rob banks, his guiding light is an ex-hippie Asian woman who worked for Malcolm X, and his wife, Yolanda, he married from jail over the phone.
He's funny and fierce, frustrated and feared. And when Tuff decides to run for City Council, this dazzling novel goes from profoundly funny to acerbically sublime. Populated with an incisively hilarious supporting case and filled with meaning and irreverent, Tuff is satire at its hard-edged best.
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|owning_library_catalog||Nashville Public Library|
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|record_details||ils:CARL0000683503|Book|Books|First Anchor Books edition.|English|Anchor Books,|2001.|259 pages ; 21 cm, overdrive:71996c59-e100-4749-b461-7de3f151d68f|eBook|eBook||English|Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group|2012||
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|subject_facet||African Americans -- Fiction, New York (N.Y.) -- Fiction|
|title_display||Tuff : a novel|
|title_full||Tuff : a novel / by Paul Beatty, Tuff A Novel|
|topic_facet||African American Fiction, African Americans, Fiction, Literature|