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Good Family : A Novel

ISBN: 0060737948;
Издательство: William Morrow
Страниц: 336

Book Description The acclaimed author of The Water Dancers , Terry Gamble uses lush, evocative prose to bring to life a place of secrets and dreams, exploring the complex relationships within a powerful, conflicted family and the nostalgicache of riotous, heartrending summers past. Good Family A retreat on Lake Michigan for old-moneyed WASPs, Sand Isle has long been the summer residence of the Addison family. A scion of a great American industrial clan, Maddie Addisonsurvived an awkward but sheltered adolescence only to be plagued in adulthood by alcoholism, a failed marriage, and an unendurable loss that sent her fleeing the burden of rigid family expectations. Now, after an eleven-year hiatus, Maddie is returning to the bucolic setting of her privileged childhood summers. In recovery and approaching forty, she is summoned back to Sand Isle, where her widowed mother has suffered a stroke that has left her mute, immobile, and near death. It is here...