Wish You Were Here

Wish You Were Here

Book - 2002
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From one of America's foremost novelists comes a tender and eloquent work about three generations of a family brought together for one last week of vacation in a summer cottage alive with memories, hopes, and dreams.
Publisher: New York : Grove Press, c2002
Edition: 1st ed. --
ISBN: 9780802117151
0802117155
Branch Call Number: FIC O'Nan 3558ad 1
Characteristics: 517 p

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mab0411
Jul 23, 2012

So far, this is my favorite of Stewart O'Nan's books, and I've read almost all of them. He gets in the mind of his characters making them memorable and the story hard to put down. His characters are all believable, of all ages and genders and each have a point of view he goes back to as he tells their story. He lets the reader get to know them well, flaws and all, and care about them and what happens to them.

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Hannah_Jo
May 22, 2012

Exquisite character study of 8 family members who vacation together one last time at their lakefront summer cottage. A good fit for fans of Richard Russo and Anne Tyler.

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