Eleanor Oliphant is completely fine: a novel

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Smart, warm, uplifting, the story of an out-of-the-ordinary heroine whose deadpan weirdness and unconscious wit make for an irresistible journey as she realizes the only way to survive is to open her heart Meet Eleanor Oliphant: She struggles with appropriate social skills and tends to say exactly what she s thinking. Nothing is missing in her carefully timetabled life of avoiding social interactions, where weekends are punctuated by frozen pizza, vodka, and phone chats with Mummy. All this means that Eleanor has become a creature of habit (to say the least) and a bit of a loner. But everything changes when Eleanor meets Raymond, the bumbling and deeply unhygienic IT guy from her office. When she and Raymond together save Sammy, an elderly gentleman who has fallen on the sidewalk, the three become the kinds of friends who rescue one another from the lives of isolation they have each been living. And it is Raymond s big heart that will ultimately help Eleanor find the way to repair her own profoundly damaged one. Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine is the story of a quirky yet lonely woman whose social misunderstandings and deeply ingrained routines could be changed forever if she can bear to confront the secrets she has avoided all her life. But if she does, she ll learn that she, too, is capable of finding friendship and even love after all.

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Grouping Title eleanor oliphant is completely fine
Grouping Author honeyman gail
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Last Grouping Update 2018-07-16 11:39:01AM
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title_display Eleanor Oliphant is completely fine : a novel
title_full Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine A Novel, Eleanor Oliphant is completely fine / Gail Honeyman, Eleanor Oliphant is completely fine : a novel / Gail Honeyman
title_short Eleanor Oliphant is completely fine :
title_sub a novel
topic_facet Computer technicians, Fiction, Friendship, Intergenerational relations, Large type books, Literature, Romance, Single women, Social isolation