Mad Dash

Mad Dash

Large Print - 2007
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Dash leaves her husband Andrew, because of a dog, also her mothers death, their daughter going off to college, and her job. Andrew comfortable with his life doesn't understand what's wrong with his wife.
Publisher: New York : Random House Large Print, 2007
ISBN: 9780739327586
Branch Call Number: L FICTION GAFFNEY
Characteristics: 512 p. (large print) ; 24 cm


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Jun 02, 2014

Any person in a committed relationship should check out this book. It's not a depressing view on marriage--far from it--just a very realistic view, with a bit of humor put in, too.

Dec 03, 2010

I loved this book! Gaffney is sensitive to the intricacies of middle-aged relationships and life-changing decisions. Written from the perspective of the three main characters, we see the thought processes behind what they do, their hesitations, things not said, false assumptions, etc.. She balances a respect for marriage as well as for individual growth -- so refreshing in these days of the quick divorce. In addition, this book mirrored (in a number of ways, if not in exact expression) some things my husband and I have experienced. This made the book very cathartic for me. Loved it, loved it, loved it!


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SqueeGirl Sep 26, 2009

When Dash leaves Andrew, her husband of twenty years, after an argument over a stray puppy she realizes she can now do whatever she wants, if only she knew what she wanted! This wry novel tells the story from both Dash and Andrew's point of view.


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