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The good luck of right now

Matthew Quick

The good luck of right now

a novel

by Matthew Quick

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  • 38 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Families,
  • Fiction

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    When his mother dies, 38-year-old Bartholomew Neil, who doesn"t know how to be on his own, discovers a letter in his mother"s underwear drawer that causes him to write a series of highly intimate letters to actor Richard Gere, while embarking on a quest to find out where he belongs.

    Edition Notes

    StatementMatthew Quick
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3617.U535 G66 2014
    The Physical Object
    Pagination284 pages
    Number of Pages284
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26918154M
    ISBN 10006228553X, 0062298747
    ISBN 109780062285539, 9780062298744
    LC Control Number2013026035
    OCLC/WorldCa850181008

    And isn’t it true, statistically speaking—regardless of whether we believe in luck or not—that good and bad must happen” ― Matthew Quick, quote from The Good Luck of Right Now “he didn’t say anything to the contrary or interrupt me in any way, which was nice. Matthew Quick’s latest book, The Good Luck of Right Now, is a coming of age about a man learning to live on his own after his mother’s death. Bartholomew is pushing 40 but has missed a lot of social milestones, like making friends, having a drink with a girl at a bar, or getting a job.

    Product Information. From Matthew Quick, the New York Times bestselling author of The Silver Linings Playbook, comes The Good Luck of Right Now, a funny and tender story about family, friendship, grief, acceptance, and Richard Gere an entertaining and inspiring tale that will leave you pondering the rhythms of the universe and marveling at the power of kindness and thirty-eight years. Get this from a library! The good luck of right now. [Matthew Quick] -- Bartholomew Neil is 38 and lost. He's lived his whole life, up till a few weeks ago, with his devoted mum, but now she has died Bartholomew has no idea how to be on his own. His grief counsellor.

    From Matthew Quick, the New York Times bestselling author of THE SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK, comes THE GOOD LUCK OF RIGHT NOW, a funny and tender story about family, friendship, grief, acceptance, and Richard Gere an entertaining and inspiring tale that will leave you pondering the rhythms of the universe and marveling at the power of kindness and love.   As the story unfolds, we discover the philosophy behind "the good luck of right now.". When something terrible happens, then something wonderful is happening elsewhere, and vice versa. This seems to give hope when bad things are happening (as you can be assured good is happening elsewhere or will happen.


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If you loved The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, this book is for you. The Good Luck of Right Now. From the New York Times bestselling author of The Silver Linings Playbook comes an entertaining and inspiring tale that will leave you pondering the rhythms of the universe and marveling at the power of kindness and love.

For thirty-eight years, Bartholomew Neil has lived with his mother. Our Reading Guide for The Good Luck of Right Now by Matthew Quick includes Book Club Discussion Questions, Book Reviews, Plot Summary-Synopsis and Author Bio.

From Matthew Quick, the New York Times bestselling author of The Silver Linings Playbook, comes The Good Luck of Right Now, a funny and tender story about family, friendship, grief, acceptance, and Richard Gere—an entertaining and inspiring tale that will leave you pondering the rhythms of the universe and marveling at the power of kindness and love/5().

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Reading THE GOOD LUCK OF RIGHT NOW is a bit similar to riding a rollercoaster blindfolded. The reader has no idea what will be revealed on the next page. One minute you are snickering over the description of the yellow room where it is safe to tell all, and the next you are a.

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What did you take away from reading the novel. Unless otherwise stated, this discussion guide is reprinted with the permission of Harper. Any page references refer to a USA edition of the book, usually the trade paperback version, and may vary in other editions.

The Good Luck Of Right Now is an adult fiction book (I know a change of pace for me!) about a man named Bartholomew Neil who has lived at home with his mother for all of his thirty eight years and never held down a job. He served as a caretaker for his mother toward the end of her life.4/5.

Editions for The Good Luck of Right Now: X (Hardcover published in ), (Paperback published in ), (Paperback publis. The Good Luck of Right Now' was my first book by Matthew Quick, although I do have 'The Silver Lining's Playbook' on my to-read shelf.

Quick has delivered brilliant novel of witty dialogue, real characters, and an underlying uncertainty that gives the story a real punch/5(). The Good Luck of Right Now is a novel written by Matthew Quick. Film adaptation. On Janu it was announced that after the success of The Silver Linings Playbook adaptation, the upcoming novel would be adapting into the feature film.

On Janu DreamWorks acquired the rights to the film. On Janu Brie Larson was in talks to join the film for a lead : Matthew Quick.The Good Luck of Right Now is told in the form of Bartholomew’s letters to Gere after his mom’s death.

It’s a risky approach that pays off big: The book is witty, funny and real, and Bartholomew’s voice is candid and innocent. The Good Luck of Right Now is Matthew Quick’s latest book — he’s perhaps most famous for the novel The Silver Linings Playbook, made into a .