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New York : Fourth Estate, 2002.
1st ed.
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213 pages ; 24 cm.
Main Library - Adult Fiction has 2
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"Nothing short of astonishing." -- New Yorker

"A thing of beauty--lucidly written, artfully ordered, riddled with riddles and undergirded with dark layers of philosophical meditations." -- Los Angeles Times

For all of her life, 44 year old Reta Winters has enjoyed the useful monotony of happiness: a loving family, good friends, growing success as a writer of light 'summertime' fiction. But this placid existence is cracked wide open when her beloved eldest daughter, Norah, drops out to sit on a gritty street corner, silent but for the sign around her neck that reads 'GOODNESS.' Reta's search for what drove her daughter to such a desperate statement turns into an unflinching and surprisingly funny meditation on where we find meaning and hope.

The final book from Pulitzer Prize-winner Carol Shields, Unless, is a harrowing but ultimately consoling story of one family's anguish and healing, proving Shields's mastery of extraordinary fictions about ordinary life.

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APA Citation (style guide)

Shields, C. (2002). Unless. New York: Fourth Estate.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Shields, Carol, 1935-2003. 2002. Unless. New York: Fourth Estate.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Shields, Carol, 1935-2003, Unless. New York: Fourth Estate, 2002.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Shields, Carol. Unless. New York: Fourth Estate, 2002. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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