This Is Where I Leave You Characters

Jonathan Tropper
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Judd Foxman

Judd serves as the novel's narrator and main character. He has three siblings: Paul; Wendy; and Philip. Jen is his wife. Wade is his boss, and Penny is an old friend from high school whom Judd liked but never really dated. Alice is his sister-in-law. Since Judd is not a teenager, this is not a typical coming-of-age story, However, Judd does end up on a journey towards maturity. He finds himself along the way. By the end of the novel, he has transformed himself into an adult who is willing to take the responsibility for his own life.

One of the big issues Judd faces is growing up even though he is already an adult. When readers view the timeline of his life, they realize that Judd never really has been on his own. He got married right after college. There was no "alone time" as Tracy...

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