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The perfect comeback of Caroline Jacobs

Matthew Dicks

The perfect comeback of Caroline Jacobs

a novel

by Matthew Dicks

  • 300 Want to read
  • 3 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Self-actualization (Psychology) in women,
  • Mothers and daughters,
  • Self-realization in women,
  • Fiction

  • About the Edition

    When the twinset wearing president of the local Parent Teacher Organization steps out of line one too many times, Caroline Jacobs musters the courage to assert herself. With a four-letter word, no less. Her outburst awakens a realization that the roots of her tirade can be traced back to something that happened to her as a teenager, when her best friend very publicly betrayed her. She busts her daughter out of school, and the two set off to deliver the perfect comeback-- some twenty-five years later-- and nothing goes as planned....

    Edition Notes

    StatementMatthew Dicks
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3604.I323 P47 2015
    The Physical Object
    Pagination216 pages
    Number of Pages216
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27196749M
    ISBN 101250006309
    ISBN 109781250006301
    LC Control Number2015017808
    OCLC/WorldCa910073109


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The Perfect Comeback of Caroline Jacobs A Novel (Book): Dicks, Matthew: After a sudden act of assertiveness gives her the bravery she has always lacked, Caroline Jacobs undertakes a trip back to her hometown with her teenage daughter to tell off a childhood friend who betrayed her in public twenty-five years ago.

Get this from a library. The perfect comeback of Caroline Jacobs: a novel. [Matthew Dicks] -- Caroline Jacobs is a wimp, someone who specializes in the suffering of tiny indignities in silence.

And the big ones, too. But when the twinset-wearing president of the local Parent Teacher. “Heartwarming and often darkly humorous, this road trip for vengeance fairly cries out for filming.” —Kirkus “Whip-smart and laugh out loud funny, The Perfect Comeback of Caroline Jacobs is a book you will beg your friends to read.

Sweet shy Caroline, with her newly awakened courage, will quickly become your favorite heroine. Caroline Jacobs has lost herself. She's a wife, mother (to a tattooed teenage daughter she avoids), Sears Portrait Studio photographer, and wimp. Asserting herself, taking the reins, or facing life head-on are not in her repertoire.

So when Caroline suddenly cracks and screams a four-letter-word at the PTA president, she is shocked. So is her husband. So is the PTA. The Perfect Comeback of Caroline Jacobs: A Novel by author Matthew Dicks is a fun fast and often humorous look at how we too often carry and nurse the small hurts from childhood throughout our lives and how they can keep us from appreciating the 4/5(8).

That’s why I love THE PERFECT COMEBACK OF CAROLINE JACOBS. Caroline decides to go back 25 years later and deliver the perfect comeback to an old, bad friend (and, quite frankly, a bully). I do think the things that happen to us in middle-school and high school can stick with us.

I also love Caroline’s daughter Polly.4/5. Perfect Comeback of Caroline Jacobs: A Novel (Book): Dicks, Matthew: Caroline Jacobs has lost herself. She's a wife, mother (to a tattooed teenage daughter she avoids), Sears Portrait Studio photographer, and wimp.

Asserting herself, taking the reins, or facing life head-on are not in her repertoire. So when Caroline suddenly cracks and screams. Book Review: “The Perfect Comeback of Caroline Jacobs” by Matthew Dicks.

0 Shares 0 0 0 0. Home; About The Young Folks; Review & Promotion Policy. The Perfect Comeback of Caroline Jacobs is an enchanting novel about the ways in which our childhood experiences reverberate through our lives.

It's the story of a woman looking to fix her life through an act of bravery, and of a mother and daughter learning to understand one another. Free 2-day shipping. Buy The Perfect Comeback of Caroline Jacobs: A Novel at 4/5(8). When I asked to review "The Perfect Comeback of Caroline Jacobs", I was a little apprehensive.

The last book I requested just didn't work for me and I didn't end up reading it. I need not have worried. This book got my attention from the first page on, and I hated for it to end. I adored the characters, and easily identified with Caroline. Man, I wish had the perfect comeback back then, but, of course I didn’t.

That’s why I love THE PERFECT COMEBACK OF CAROLINE JACOBS. Caroline decides to go back 25 years later and deliver the perfect comeback to an old, bad friend (and, quite frankly, a bully).

THE PERFECT COMEBACK OF CAROLINE JACOBS is an enchanting novel about the ways in which our childhood experiences reverberate through our lives. It's the story of a woman looking to fix her life through an act of bravery, and of a mother.

The Perfect Comeback of Caroline Jacobs (Book): Dicks, Matthew: "Caroline Jacobs is a wimp, someone who specializes in the suffering of tiny indignities in silence.

And the big ones, too. But when the twinset-wearing president of the local Parent Teacher Organization steps out of line one too many times, Caroline musters the courage to assert herself. With a four-letter. A rare outburst from Caroline Jacobs has awakened something in her a realization that the roots of her tirade can be traced back to when her best friend very publicly betrayed her.

So Caroline decides to go back to her home town and tell off her childhood friend. She busts her daughter out of school, and the two set off to deliver the perfect comeback some 25 years.

The Perfect Comeback of Caroline Jacobs A Novel (Book): Dicks, Matthew: When the twinset wearing president of the local Parent Teacher Organization steps out of line one too many times, Caroline Jacobs musters the courage to assert herself.

With a four-letter word, no less. Her outburst awakens a realization that the roots of her tirade can be traced back to something. Perfect Comeback for a Review.

When I asked to review "The Perfect Comeback of Caroline Jacobs", I was a little apprehensive. The last book I requested just didn't work for me and I didn't end up reading it. I need not have worried. This book got my attention from the first page on, and I hated for it to end.

The Perfect Comeback of Caroline Jacobs by Matthew Dicks Goodreads Summary: Caroline Jacobs is a wimp, someone who specializes in the suffering of tiny indignities in silence. And the big ones, too.

But when the twinset-wearing president of the local Parent Teacher Organization steps out of line one too many times, Caroline musters the. The Perfect Comeback of Caroline Jacobs (Book): Dicks, Matthew: When the twinset wearing president of the local Parent Teacher Organization steps out of line one too many times, Caroline Jacobs musters the courage to assert herself.

With a four-letter word, no less. Her outburst awakens a realization that the roots of her tirade can be traced back to something that. Caroline Jacobs has lost herself.

She's a wife, mother (to a tattooed teenage daughter she avoids), Sears Portrait Studio photographer, and wimp. Asserting herself, taking the reins, or facing life head-on are not in her repertoire. So when Caroline suddenly cracks and screams "Fuck you!" at the PTA president, she is shocked.

So is her husband. So is the PTA president. About this book. Summary; Reviews. Media Reviews; Reader Reviews; Page 3 of 3. There are currently 24 reader reviews for The Perfect Comeback of Caroline Jacobs.

Order Reviews by: Write your own review. Eileen F. (Drexel Hill, PA) Moving forward. A very quick read about a mother and daughter finding their way and the mother facing her past. Holds on physical items have been suspended; while the library is closed we encourage you to check out our electronic resources.

The Perfect Comeback of Caroline Jacobs A Novel. Home; The Perfect Comeback of Caroline Jacobs. About this book. Summary; Reviews. Media Reviews; Reader Reviews; Page 2 of 3. There are currently 24 reader reviews for The Perfect Comeback of Caroline Jacobs.

Order Reviews by: Write your own review. Kate G. (Bronx, NY) Comeback or Go Ahead. Comeback or Go Ahead When Caroline Jacobs utters a 4 letter word directed at the PTO president, she seems to come unstuck from 25 years of passivity.

She has always been unable to speak her mind and has carried wounds and slights with her since high school.