A year after Henry: a novel
|Grouped Work ID||ca94906a-24b4-383e-24b8-06df9dc4a396|
|Grouping Title||year after henry|
|Grouping Author||pelletier cathie|
|Last Grouping Update||2018-07-16 23:07:43PM|
|Last Indexed||2018-07-15 23:48:11PM|
|available_at_catalog||Main Kids, Main Library|
|detailed_location_catalog||Main Library - Adult Fiction|
"Nobody walks the knife-edge of hilarity and heartbreak more confidently than Pelletier." -Richard Russo
In her exquisite new novel, acclaimed author Cathie Pelletier presents a witty and refreshingly candid portrait of grief, intergenerational conflict, and the impact one person can have on those he loved.
Bixley, Maine. One year after Henry Munroe's fatal heart attack at age forty-one, his doting parents, prudish wife, rebellious son, and wayward brother are still reeling. So is Evie Cooper, a bartender, self-proclaimed "spiritual portraitist," and Henry's former mistress. While his widow, Jeanie, struggles with the betrayal, Henry's overbearing mother is making plans to hold a memorial service. As the date of the tribute draws closer and these worlds threaten to collide, the Munroes grapple with the frailty of their own lives and the knowledge that love is all that matters.
With her trademark wry wit and wisdom, Cathie Pelletier has crafted an elegant and surprisingly uplifiting portrait of the many strange and inspiring forms that grief can take in its journey toward healing.
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|owning_library_catalog||Nashville Public Library|
|owning_location_catalog||Main Kids, Main Library|
|record_details||ils:CARL0000436450|Book|Books||English|Sourcebooks Landmark,||263 pages ; 21 cm., overdrive:7686865d-6b1f-49b2-be6f-babf03a977a4|eBook|eBook||English|Sourcebooks|2014||
|subject_facet||Families -- Fiction, Memorials -- Fiction, Widows -- Fiction|
|title_display||A year after Henry : a novel|
|title_full||A Year After Henry A Novel, A year after Henry : a novel / Cathie Pelletier|
|title_short||A year after Henry :|
|topic_facet||Families, Fiction, Literature, Memorials, Widows|