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The Unthinkable Thoughts of Jacob Green

A Novel

by Joshua Braff

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  • 29 Currently reading

Published by Plume .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages272
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7591130M
ISBN 100452286700
ISBN 109780452286702
OCLC/WorldCa61659186

The Unthinkable Thoughts of Jacob Green (Book): Braff, Joshua: It's Jacob Green, a Jewish kid from suburban New Jersey, sits on the stairs during his family's housewarming party, waiting for his father, Abram--charming host, everyone's best friend, and amateur emcee--to introduce him to the crowd. Housewarming parties, Annie Hall parties, and bar mitzvah parties punctuate Jacob's. Jacob doesn't mean to disappoint his father, but he can't help thinking the most unthinkable (and very funny) thoughts about public-school humiliation, Hebrew-school disinclination, and in-home sex education (with the live-in nanny!).

The Unthinkable Thoughts of Jacob Green by Joshua Braff starting at $ The Unthinkable Thoughts of Jacob Green has 2 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace. Braff's first novel, The Unthinkable Thoughts of Jacob Green, described as a Jewish coming of age tale, was published in by Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill. The Unthinkable Thoughts of Jacob Green was an ALA Notable Book, named to Booklist's Top 10 1st Novels List, and chosen for the Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers ves: Zach Braff (brother).

Click to read more about The Unthinkable Thoughts of Jacob Green by Joshua Braff. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers/5(17).   After all, he has a novel out and has appeared in at least one literary magazine. After reading “The Unthinkable Thoughts of Jacob Green,” I can only come to one conclusion about the book. He’s very lucky to have a famous brother. That, of course, is Scrubs star Zach Braff.


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If only his mother hadn't started college at thirty-six (and fallen for her psychology professor).