Wish you were here: A Novel

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From one of America's foremost novelists comes a tender and eloquent work about three generations of a family brought together for one last week of vacation in a summer cottage alive with memories, hopes, and dreams.
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9780802117151
9781555847913
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Grouping Title wish you were here
Grouping Author onan stewart
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display_description Award-winning writer Stewart O'Nan has been acclaimed by critics as one of the most accomplished novelists writing today. Now comes his finest and most complete novel to date. A year after the death of her husband, Henry, Emily Maxwell gathers her family by Lake Chautauqua in western New York for what will be a last vacation at their summer cottage. Joining is her sister-in-law, who silently mourns the sale of the lake house, and a long-lost love. Emily's firebrand daughter, a recovering alcoholic recently separated from her husband, brings her children from Detroit. Emily's son, who has quit his job and mortgaged his future to pursue his art, comes accompanied by his children and his wife, who is secretly heartened to be visiting the house for the last time. Memories of past summers resurface, old rivalries flare up, and love is rekindled and born anew, resulting in a timeless novel drawn, as the best writing often is, from the ebbs and flow of daily life.
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subject_facet Chautauqua Lake Region (N.Y.) -- Fiction, New York (State) -- Fiction, Summer resorts -- Fiction, Vacation homes -- Fiction
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