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A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF THE YEAR

Elaborate and playful...Honest and deeply felt....Here is the Quindlen wit, the sharp eye for the details of class and manners, and the ardent reading of domestic lives.

THE NEW YORK TIMES

It is the 1960s, in suburban New York City. Maggie and her family, are in the thrall of her powerful grandfather Jack Scanlan. In the summer of her twelfth year, Maggie is despertately trying to master the object lessons her grandfather fills her head with. But there is too much going on to concentrate. Everything at home is in upheaval, her grandfather is changing, and Maggie is unsure if what she wants is worth having....

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780394569659
Subtitle:
The Paris Review Presents the Art of the Short Story
Author:
Quindlen, Anna
Publisher:
Random House
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Family
Subject:
Girls
Subject:
New York
Subject:
Domestic fiction
Subject:
Coming of age
Subject:
Girls -- New York (State) -- New York -- Fiction.
Subject:
Bildungsromane.
Subject:
Bildungsromans
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Series Volume:
ch. G
Publication Date:
c1991
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
262 p.

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