By Bob Morris
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What might you do in the event that your eighty-year-old father dragged you into his hell-bent hunt for brand spanking new love?
a number of months after the loss of life of his spouse, Joe Morris, an affable, eccentric octogenarian, wishes a substitute. If he can get a brand new hip, he figures, why now not a brand new spouse? firstly, his skeptical son Bob (whose personal love existence is a catastrophe) is appalled. yet suspicion speedy turns to enthusiasm as he unearths himself trolling the personals, screening customers, chaperoning, and supplying etiquette easy methods to his needy father. Assisted Loving is a hot, witty, and wacky chronicle of a father, a son, and their yr of relationship dangerously.
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Author Name: Bob Morris
Author Description: Robert Morris is an American novelist who writes Caribbean themed mysteries. he's formerly referred to as a columnist for numerous newspapers and magazines.
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