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Title:Olive Kitteridge: Fiction
Format Type:Ebook
Author:Elizabeth Strout
Publisher:Random House Large Print
ISBN 13:
Number of Pages:512
Category:Short stories, Book club, Fiction, Contemporary, Literary fiction

Olive Kitteridge: Fiction by Elizabeth Strout

PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Olive Kitteridge: Fiction WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE SOON TO BE AN HBO MINISERIES b At times stern at other times patient at times perceptive at other times in sad denial Olive Kitteridge a retired schoolteacher deplores the changes in her little town of Crosby Maine and in the world at large but she doesn t always recognize the changes in those around her a lounge musician haunted by a past romance a former student who has lost the will to live Olive s own adult child who feels tyrannized by her irrational sensitivities and her husband Henry who finds his loyalty to his marriage both a blessing and a curse .

As the townspeople grapple with their problems mild and dire Olive is brought to a deeper understanding of herself and her life sometimes painfully but always with ruthless honesty Olive Kitteridge offers profound insights into the human condition its conflicts its tragedies and joys and the endurance it requires .

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Perceptive deeply empathetic Olive is the axis around which these thirteen complex relentlessly human narratives spin themselves into Elizabeth Strout s unforgettable novel in stories i O The Oprah Magazine i .

Fiction lovers remember this name i Olive Kitteridge i You ll never forget her Elizabeth Strout constructs her stories with rich irony and moments of genuine surprise and intense emotion Glorious powerful stuff i USA Today i .

Funny wicked and remorseful Mrs Kitteridge is a compelling life force a red blooded original When she s not onstage we look forward to her return The book is a page turner because of her i San Francisco Chronicle i .

i Olive Kitteridge i still lingers in memory like a treasured photograph i Seattle Post Intelligencer i .

Rarely does a story collection pack such a gutsy emotional punch i Entertainment Weekly i .

Strout animates the ordinary with astonishing force She makes us experience not only the terrors of change but also the terrifying hope that change can bring she plunges us into these churning waters and we come up gasping for air i The New Yorker i

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