At Weddings and Wakes

Alice McDermott

Anno: 2003
Rilegatura: Paperback / softback
Pagine: 224 p.
Testo in English
Dimensioni: 198 x 129 mm
Peso: 190 gr.
  • EAN: 9780747563945
pagabile con 18App pagabile con Carta del Docente

Articolo acquistabile con 18App e Carta del Docente

Approfitta delle promozioni attive su questo prodotto:

€ 6,54

€ 7,69

Risparmi € 1,15 (15%)

Venduto e spedito da IBS

7 punti Premium

Disponibile in 4/5 settimane

Quantità:
Descrizione
Twice a week, Lucy Dailey leaves suburbia with her three children in tow, returning to the Brooklyn home where she grew up, and where her stepmother and unmarried sisters still live. Aunt Veronica, with her wounded face and dreams of beauty, drowns her sorrows in drink. Aunt Agnes, an acerbic student of elegance, sips only from the finest crystal as she sees Aunt May, the ex-nun, blossom with a late and unexpected love. And all the while, the children watch, absorbing the legacy of their haunted family. At once a moving evocation of life's inexplicable calamities and a magical celebration of childhood and familial love, AT WEDDINGS AND WAKES is the story of three generations of an Irish-American family through the eyes of its youngest members. With eloquence and grace, master storyteller Alice McDermott transforms everyday experience into the heroic and universal.