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A Stand-Up Guy

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This is a classic story of boy meets girl … boy catches girl stealing. Filled with humor, romance, and mystery, A Stand-up Guy follows comedian wannabe Oliver Miles as he hones his act, pursues the girl, helps his ailing mother, tries to launch his career, and, ultimately, learns that some truths just aren't funny.
 

In his third novel, author Michael Snyder delivers another honest, authentic, and intriguing plot carried along by quirky characters whose actions and reactions still manage to look and sound like the rest of us. It is often said that every good joke contains some basic truth. In A Stand-Up Guy, aspiring comedian Oliver Miles puts that axiom to the test when he revamps his comedy act by filling it with darkly personal truths about friends and family. But, as the edgy humor begins to attract more attention, the young comic's personal life gets more complicated. When he realizes he has managed to turn the two women he cares about most into props for his act, he wonders if his honesty on-stage is making him dishonest in life. Despite the sobering reality of his world off stage, the laughter and the success is intoxicating, even for a stand-up guy. A Stand-Up Guy is a real story about real people struggling with life's rights and wrongs. It will appeal to anyone who enjoys a uniquely-woven relational drama threaded with a little mystery and delivered with a lot of humor and insight.

Contributor Michael Snyder
Short Bio Michael Snyder
Michael Snyder lives in Spring Hill, Tennessee, with is lovely wife and four children. He studied music in college and played guitar professionally for many years. His first novel, My Name is Russell Fink, released in 2008, and he hopes the world is a slightly better place as a result.
UPC 025986322779
ISBN-13 9780310322771
Publish Date Aug 16, 2011
Publisher Zondervan
Price $6.99
Format eBook
Language English

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