The Bride Stripped Bare By Her Bachelors, Even

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Chris F. Westbury

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Charming, obsessive-compulsive, germophobic friends Isaac and Greg take a road trip from Boston to the Philadelphia Art Museum in a rented disinfected Winnebago driven by Kelly, a beautiful art scholar. This is a fresh take on the buddy road trip story.



Short Summary

Following the death of his mother, Isaac in grapples with his obsessive-compulsive disorder and hypochondria. At first house-bound, he eventually starts spending all his time in the museums of Boston, where he decides he needs to have a copy of an antique chocolate grinder built.


Boston, Philadelphia

Based on a True Story


Plot - Premise

Voyage and Return,Internal Journey/Rebirth

Plot - Other Elements

Coming of Age,Happy Ending,Philosophical Questions

Mature Audience Themes


Main Character Details

Name: Isaac

Age: 30

Gender: Other

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Complex,Crazy,Gracious,Educated,Honorable,Charming

Additional Character Details

Name: Greg

Age: 30

Gender: Male

Role: Sidekick

Key Traits: Crazy,Desperate,Educated,Outspoken,Funny

Additional Character Details

Name: Kelly

Age: 30

Gender: Female

Role: tempter

Key Traits: Confident,Complex,Gracious,Leader,Sophisticated,Sexy,Engaging

Additional Character Details

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About The Author

Chris F. Westbury is a research psychologist at the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Alberta, where he researches the cognitive and neurological bases of language processing. 'The Bride Stripped Bare By Her Bachelors, Even' is his first published novel.

Target Audiences

Age: 18-34

Target Gender: Universal

Group Specific

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Publishing Details

Status: Yes: self-published

Publisher: CounterPoint Press

Year Published: 2014

Hard Copy Available