Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout

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Title: Olive Kitteridge
Author: Elizabeth Strout
Category: Short
Date: 9/30/2008
Lenguage: English
Publisher: unknown
Pages: unknown
ISBN10: 9781588366887

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WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE • THE EMMY AWARD–WINNING HBO MINISERIES STARRING FRANCES MCDORMAND, RICHARD JENKINS, AND BILL MURRAY In a voice extra highly effective and compassionate than ever earlier than, New York Times bestselling writer Elizabeth Strout binds collectively 13 wealthy, luminous narratives right into a e-book with the heft of a novel, by the presence of 1 larger-than-life, unforgettable character: Olive Kitteridge. At the sting of the continent, Crosby, Maine, might seem to be nowhere, however seen by this good author’s eyes, it’s in essence the entire world, and the lives which might be lived there are full of the entire grand human drama–need, despair, jealousy, hope, and love. At occasions stern, at different occasions affected person, at occasions perceptive, at different occasions in unhappy denial, Olive Kitteridge, a retired schoolteacher, deplores the modifications in her little city and on this planet at massive, however she doesn’t all the time acknowledge the modifications in these round her: a lounge musician haunted by a previous romance: a former pupil who has misplaced the need to dwell: Olive’s personal grownup little one, who feels tyrannized by her irrational sensitivities; and Henry, who finds his loyalty to his marriage each a blessing and a curse. As the townspeople grapple with their issues, gentle and dire, Olive is dropped at a deeper understanding of herself and her life–typically painfully, however all the time with ruthless honesty. Olive Kitteridge gives profound insights into the human situation–its conflicts, its tragedies and joys, and the endurance it requires. NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR BY People • USA Today • The Atlantic • The Washington Post Book World • Seattle Post-Intelligencer • Entertainment Weekly • The Christian Science Monitor • San Francisco Chronicle • Salon • San Antonio Express-News • Chicago Tribune • The Wall Street Journal “Perceptive, deeply empathetic . . . Olive is the axis round which these 13 advanced, relentlessly human narratives spin themselves into Elizabeth Strout’s unforgettable novel in tales.” —O: The Oprah Magazine “Fiction lovers, bear in mind this identify: Olive Kitteridge. . . . You’ll always remember her. . . . [Elizabeth Strout] constructs her tales with wealthy irony and moments of real shock and intense emotion. . . . Glorious, highly effective stuff.” —USA Today “Funny, depraved and remorseful, Mrs. Kitteridge is a compelling life drive, a red-blooded unique. When she’s not onstage, we sit up for her return. The e-book is a page-turner due to her.”—San Francisco Chronicle “Olive Kitteridge nonetheless lingers in reminiscence like a treasured {photograph}.” —Seattle Post-Intelligencer “Rarely does a narrative assortment pack such a gutsy emotional punch.” —Entertainment Weekly “Strout animates the peculiar with astonishing drive. . . . [She] makes us expertise not solely the terrors of change but in addition the terrifying hope that change can deliver: she plunges us into these churning waters and we come up gasping for air.” —The New Yorker BONUS: This version consists of an excerpt from Elizabeth Strout’s The Burgess Boys.

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