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Title The helpline [electronic resource] : A novel. Katherine Collette.
Author Collette, Katherine.
Imprint 2019.
Description 1 online resource
Call # eBOOK
Summary An eccentric woman who is great with numbers—but not so great with people—realizes it's up to her to pull a community together in this charming, big-hearted, "fun read, full of unique characters" (Associated Press)—perfect for fans of Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine and The Rosie Project. Germaine Johnson doesn't need friends. She has her work and her Sudoku puzzles. Until, that is, an incident at her insurance company leaves her jobless—and it turns out that there are very few openings these days for senior mathematicians with zero people skills. Desperate, Germaine manages to secure a position at City Hall answering calls on the Senior Citizens Helpline. But it turns out that the mayor has something else in mind for Germaine: a secret project involving the troublemakers at the senior citizens center and their feud with the neighboring golf club—which happens to be run by the dashing yet disgraced national Sudoku champion, Don Thomas. Don and the mayor want the senior center closed down and at first, Germaine is dedicated to helping them out—it makes sense mathematically, after all. But when Germaine actually gets to know the group of elderly rebels at the senior center, they open her eyes to a life outside of boxes and numbers and for the first time ever, Germaine realizes she may have miscalculated. Filled with a unique and (occasionally) cranky cast of characters you can't help but love, The Helpline is "delightful feel-good fun" (Toni Jordan, author of Addition ) that is bound to capture your heart.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. New York : Atria Books, 2019. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 2819 KB) or Kobo app or compatible Kobo device (file size: N/A KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
Genre Fiction.
Subject Humor (Fiction).
Literature.
Genre Electronic books.
Addl. Author OverDrive, Inc., distributor.
Related To Original 9781982111342
ISBN 9781982111359 (electronic bk)

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