The guncle : a novel

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From the bestselling author of Lily and the Octopus and The Editor comes a warm and deeply funny novel about a once-famous gay sitcom star whose unexpected family tragedy leaves him with his niece and nephew for the summer--,Provided by publisher.
Patrick, or Gay Uncle Patrick (GUP, for short), has always loved his niece, Maisie and nephew, Grant. That is, he loves spending time with them when they come out to Palm Springs for week-long visits, or when he heads home to Connecticut for the holidays. But in terms of care taking and relating to two children, no matter how adorable, Patrick is honestly overwhelmed. So when tragedy strikes and Maisie and Grant lose their mother-and Patrick's brother has a health crisis of his own-Patrick finds himself suddenly taking on the role of primary guardian. Despite having a set of Guncle rules ready to go, Patrick has no idea what to expect, having spent years barely holding on after the loss of his great love, a somewhat -stalled acting career, and a life that's not so suited to a six- and a nine-year-old. Quickly realizing that parenting -even if temporary-isn't solved with treats and jokes, Patrick opens his eyes to a new sense of responsibility and the realization that sometimes even being larger than life means you're unfailingly human. With humor and love, The Guncle is a moving tribute to the power of love, patience, and family in even the most trying of times.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Rowley, S. (2021). The guncle: a novel . G. P. Putnam's Sons.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Rowley, Steven, 1971-. 2021. The Guncle: A Novel. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Rowley, Steven, 1971-. The Guncle: A Novel New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 2021.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Rowley, Steven. The Guncle: A Novel G. P. Putnam's Sons, 2021.

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