Love may fail: a novel

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An aspiring feminist and underappreciated housewife embarks on an odyssey to find human decency and goodness--and her high school English teacher--in New York Times bestselling author Matthew Quick's offbeat masterpiece, a quirky ode to love, fate, and hair metal.Portia Kane is having a meltdown. After escaping her ritzy Florida life and her cheating pornographer husband, she finds herself back in South Jersey, a place that remains largely unchanged from the years of her unhappy youth. Lost and alone, looking to find the goodness in the world she believes still exists, Portia sets off to save herself by saving someone else--a beloved high school English teacher who has retired after a traumatic incident.Will a sassy nun, an ex-heroin addict, a metal-head little boy, and her hoarder mother help or hurt her chances on this madcap quest to restore a good man's reputation and find renewed hope in the human race? Love May Fail is a story of the great highs and lows of existence: the heartache and daring choices it takes to become the person you know (deep down) you are meant to be.
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Full title love may fail
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subject_facet Audiobooks, Black humor, Families -- Fiction, High school teachers -- Fiction, Homecoming -- Fiction, Humorous stories, American, Large type books, Love stories, American, Man-woman relationships -- Fiction, Marital conflict -- Fiction, New Jersey -- Fiction, Nuns -- Fiction, Runaway wives -- Fiction, Self-realization in women -- Fiction, Teacher-student relationships -- Fiction
title_display Love may fail : a novel
title_full Love May Fail A Novel, Love may fail : a novel / Matthew Quick, Love may fail [large print] : a novel / Matthew Quick, Love may fail [sound recording] : a novel / Matthew Quick
title_short Love may fail :
title_sub a novel
topic_facet Audiobooks, Black humor, Families, Fiction, High school teachers, Homecoming, Humor (Fiction), Humorous stories, American, Large type books, Literature, Love stories, American, Man-woman relationships, Marital conflict, Nuns, Runaway wives, Self-realization in women, Teacher-student relationships