Title Profile & Character Information

A Dirty Job

Annotation
The author of the national bestsellers "Fluke" and "The Stupidest Angel" returns with this absurdly outrageous, howlingly funny, scathingly satiric novel about a neurotic, just-widowed father of a newborn whose life takes a really weird detour.

Awards
2006  Quill Awards
2006  Library Journal Best Books of the Year

Characters
NameAsher, Charlie
GenderMale
OccupationShop owner
TraitsWidower
Father
Hypochondriac

GenreHumor
Fiction
TopicsWidowers
Single fathers
Death and dying
Soul stealing
Souls
SettingSan Francisco, California
California