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Book Information: Financial Lives of the Poets, the

Financial Lives of the Poets, the (2009) [Novel]
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A few years ago, small-time finance journalist Matthew Prior quit his day job to gamble everything on a quixotic notion: a Web site devoted to financial journalism in the form of blank verse. When his big idea—and his wife's eBay resale business— ends with a whimper (and a garage full of unwanted figurines), they borrow and borrow, whistling past the graveyard of their uncertain dreams. One morning Matt wakes up to find himself jobless, hobbled with debt, spying on his wife's online flirtation, and six days away from losing his home. Is this really how things were supposed to end up for me, he wonders: staying up all night worried, driving to 7-Eleven in the middle of the night to get milk for his boys, and falling in with two local degenerates after they offer him a hit of high-grade marijuana?

Or, he thinks, could this be the solution to all my problems?

Following Matt in his weeklong quest to save his marriage, his sanity, and his dreams, The Financial Lives of the Poets is a hysterical, heartfelt novel about how we can reach the edge of ruin—and how we can begin to make our way back.

Original title: The Financial Lives of the Poets
Original languages: English

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Genre: FictionGeneral FictionHumor

Edition #1: The Financial Lives of the Poets

The Financial Lives of the Poets (2009)
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Language: English

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The Financial Lives of the Poets (September 22, 2009)

Format: Hardcover
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 9780061916045
Dimensions: 6.4 x 9.1 x 1.2 in
Pages: 304

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