BookBrowse Reviews The Funny Thing About Norman Foreman by Julietta Henderson

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The Funny Thing About Norman Foreman

A Novel

by Julietta Henderson

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The Funny Thing About Norman Foreman by Julietta Henderson
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    Apr 2021, 416 pages

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An offbeat road trip tale that takes place at the intersection of grief and happiness.

The Funny Thing About Norman Foreman is the comedic debut novel of writer Julietta Henderson. It averaged a strong rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars with our First Impressions reviewers.

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Twelve-year-old Norman and his single mom, Sadie, are narrators who take the reader along on a car trip through Scotland with their 80-year-old friend Leonard, a trip that has disaster written all over it from the outset. The twin goals of the trip are to find Norman's biological father...and to allow Norman, an aspiring but not funny comedian, to fulfill his dream of performing his comedy routine at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe (see Beyond the Book) to honor his recently deceased best friend, Jax, who indeed had real comedic talent (Laura C).

Reviewers found the characters charming and intriguing from the start.

As the daughter of a former stand-up comedian, I was ...

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