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The Widow Nash

Pub Date : 2017-06-01 | Author : Jamie Harrison | Publisher : Counterpoint Press

ISBN 10 : 9781619029903
ISBN 13 : 1619029901

"A New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice It is New York, 1904, and Dulcy Remfrey, despite an idiosyncratic, traveling childhood, faces the predictable life of a woman of the t..

The Cold Song

Pub Date : 2014-04-08 | Author : Linn Ullmann | Publisher : Other Press, LLC

ISBN 10 : 9781590516683
ISBN 13 : 1590516680

Named in the New York Times Book Review’s 100 Notable Books of 2014! Ullmann’s characters are complex and paradoxical: neither fully guilty nor fully innocent Siri Brodal, a ch..

The Writing Class

Pub Date : 2009-05-26 | Author : Jincy Willett | Publisher : Macmillan

ISBN 10 : 9781466806238
ISBN 13 : 1466806230

Amy Gallup is gifted, perhaps too gifted for her own good. Published at only twenty-two, she peaked early and found critical but not commercial success. Now her former life is gone..

Waiting For Snow In Havana

Pub Date : 2012-12-11 | Author : Carlos Eire | Publisher : Simon and Schuster

ISBN 10 : 9781471108358
ISBN 13 : 147110835X

A childhood in a privileged household in 1950s Havana was joyous and cruel, like any other-but with certain differences. The neighbour's monkey was liable to escape and run across ..

Mr Toppit

Pub Date : 2010-11-09 | Author : Charles Elton | Publisher : Other Press, LLC

ISBN 10 : 9781590513910
ISBN 13 : 1590513916

When Arthur Hayman, an unsuccessful screenwriter turned children’s book author, is accidentally hit by a cement truck in London, his dying moments are spent with a passing Americ..

An Equal Stillness

Pub Date : 2009-01-29 | Author : Francesca Kay | Publisher : Hachette UK

ISBN 10 : 9780297855811
ISBN 13 : 0297855816

Winner of the Orange Award for New Writers 2009 Artist, lover, wife, mother: can one woman be them all? Born in 1924, Jennet Mallow grew up with a disillusioned mother and a father..

A Spot Of Bother

Pub Date : 2009-09-17 | Author : Mark Haddon | Publisher : Anchor Canada

ISBN 10 : 9780307373700
ISBN 13 : 0307373703

George Hall is an unobtrusive man. A little distant, perhaps, a little cautious, not quite at ease with the emotional demands of fatherhood or of manly bonhomie. “The secret of c..