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Olive Kitteridge (2008)
(eBook - OverDrive)


Published: New York : Random House Publishing Group, 2008
Description:  1 online resource
ISBN/ISSN: 9781588366887,
Language:  English


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OverDrive subjects: Fiction, Literature

In a voice more powerful and compassionate than ever before, New York Times bestselling author Elizabeth Strout binds together thirteen rich, luminous narratives into a book with the heft of a novel, through the presence of one larger-than-life, unforgettable character: Olive Kitteridge.At the edge of the continent, Crosby, Maine, may seem like nowhere, but seen through this brilliant writer's eyes, it's in essence the whole world, and the lives that are lived there are filled with all of the grand human drama--desire, despair, jealousy, hope, and love. 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 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..

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Format: Adobe EPUB eBook, Kindle Book

Mode of access: World Wide Web

File size: 448 KB

In English

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