A widow for one year : a novel
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Published:
New York : Random House, 1998.
Format:
Book
Physical Desc:
xiv, 537 pages ; 24 cm.
Status:
Annex - Adult Fiction
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'One night when she was four and sleeping in the bottom bunk of her bunk bed, Ruth Cole awoke to the sound of lovemaking - it was coming from her parents' bedroom.' This is the story of Ruth Cole. It is told in three parts- on Long Island, in the summer of 1958, when she is only four; in 1990, when she is an unmarried woman whose personal life is not nearly as successful as her literary career; and in the autumn of 1995, when Ruth Cole is a forty-one-year-old widow and mother. She's also about to fall in love for the first time...
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Language:
English
ISBN:
9780552997966, 034543479X, 9780375501371, 0375501371, 9780345424716, 0345424719

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A girl discovers her mother in bed with a teenage boy and later the mother abandons her. Meanwhile, her father is seducing young girls. So begins the story of Ruth Cole, a famous writer struggling to overcome childhood traumas and find love.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Irving, J. (1998). A widow for one year: a novel. New York: Random House.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Irving, John, 1942-. 1998. A Widow for One Year: A Novel. New York: Random House.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Irving, John, 1942-, A Widow for One Year: A Novel. New York: Random House, 1998.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Irving, John. A Widow for One Year: A Novel. New York: Random House, 1998. Print.

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