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A Novel

by Carl Reiner

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NNNNN by Carl Reiner
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  • Published in USA  Feb 2006
    224 pages
    Genre: Novels

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The hero of Carl Reiner's nutty and wonderful novel, Nat Noland, is hard at work on his fifth book, his own version of Genesis, concentrating on the relationship between Cain and Abel.... His doting wife encourages him to seek the help of the famous Viennese psychiatrist Dr. Frucht.... In the lobby Nat bumps into the lovely Dr. Gertrude Trampleasure, an empathologist, she tells him how much he resembles her old teenage sweetheart, Buddy Keebler: "You two could be twins!" With the assistance of a private eye, Nat embarks on a quest to search for this "twin" and his unknown past, while continuing to work on his biblical novel, NNNNN.

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"Slapstick cases of mistaken identity begin piling up, and tearful reunions ensue. Sloppy and speedy in a have-to-smile kind of way, this novel hits below-the-borscht belt." - PW.
"Funny, but it could have been funnier - maybe Reiner should have enlisted Brooks's help on this one, too." - Library Journal.

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