(From the publisher):
Henry Porter's summer begins when his daughter Nicole—whom he hasn't seen since his wife divorced him five years ago—shows up on his doorstep. Nicole is a surprise; just graduated from high school and almost an adult, the gap between the little girl Henry once knew and the woman she has become leaves him fumbling for words. Days after Nicole arrives, Henry's girlfriend, Elizabeth, reveals that she is pregnant. Henry is speechless at these two events, throwing into sharp relief his emotional landscape. He best deals with situations like these by heading off to the racetrack in time to make the daily double, and to place a few bets.
Original title: A Hole in the Earth
Genre: Fiction→ General Fiction