Trevor Cole, author of Practical Jean, on tour October/November 2011

Posted By on August 31, 2011

About Practical Jean

• Paperback: 320 pages
Publisher: Harper Perennial (October 18, 2011)

Jean Vale Horemarsh is content, for the most part, with the small-town life she’s built: a semi-successful career as a ceramics artist, a close collection of women friends (aside from that terrible falling-out with Cheryl years ago), a comfortable marriage with a kind if unextraordinary man. But it is only in watching her mother go through the final devastating stages of cancer that Jean realizes her true calling. No one should have to suffer the indignities of aging and illness like her mother did—and she, Jean Horemarsh, will take it upon herself to give each of her friends one final, perfect moment . . . and then, one by one, kill them.

Of course, female friendships are quite complicated things, and Jean is soon to discover that her plan isn’t as simple as she initially believed it to be.

About Trevor Cole

Trevor Cole has been hailed as “one of the best young novelists in the country” by Canada’s national newspaper, the Globe and Mail, for his books Norman Bray in the Performance of His Life, The Fearsome Particles, and Practical Jean. He lives near Toronto.

Visit Trevor at his website and follow him on Twitter.

Trevor’s Tour Stop

Tuesday, October 18th: Unabridged Chick

Wednesday, October 19th: Life in Review

Monday, October 24th: The Lost Entwife

Tuesday, October 25th: The Lit Witch

Wednesday, October 26th: girlichef

Thursday, October 27th: That’s What She Read

Tuesday, November 1st: Wordsmithonia

Wednesday, November 2nd: In the Next Room

Monday, November 7th: Reviews by Lola

Monday, November 7th: Books Like Breathing

Friday, November 11th: StephTheBookworm

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