Judd Foxman is separated and heading towards divorce, unemployed, and living in a basement apartment. His wife has left him for his boss and then his atheist father dies. His father’s final request is to have his entire family sit Shiva so Judd and his siblings return to the home where they grew up. During the seven days, a variety of family dynamics play out, relationships are tested, and incredible new information is uncovered.
This is not high-brow literarature but it’s funny and witty, so if you are looking for a new book to read – check this one out.