More information about this seller Possible ex library copy, will have the markings and stickers associated from the library. May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. More information about this seller Choices for Our Future: A Generation Rising for Life on Earth. Set in the South just prior to WWII, the novel features the romantic and existential dramas of two sisters named Stanley and Roy (those really are their names). Published by What a slog. I really would give this 31/2 stars. Glasgow!) Possible ex library copy, will have the markings and stickers associated from the library. (I love the edition I bought on E-bay, a Franklin Library book bound in green leather with gilding on the cover and the page edges, and green moire endpapers. (Grand Prairie, TX, U.S.A.), About this Item: Adams Media, 2002. More information about this seller Seller Inventory # 3143528785. Seller Inventory # 2994963906. Condition: VERY GOOD. 16. Somehow she wrote herself into an ending that’s just ugly to slog through, with a bunch of characters being vile for no real purpose that I can see, and with absolutely no attempts on her part to try to really illuminate any of this and help us understand anything more usefully. May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. Accessories such as CD, codes, toys, may not be included. Adams Media Light rubbing wear to cover, spine and page edges. Get it Now! 3. The story of how two marriages are wrecked and a great wrong done to an innocent Negro boy, is told largely as it is viewed by Asa Timberlake, sixty years of age, husband of a hypochondriac wife, father of two daughters, o, This novel is an analytical study of the feeling of kinship as it is manifested in the Timberlake family, decayed aristocrats living in a southern city. Condition: VERY GOOD. Please try again. ** Purchasing this book supports our town's public library. 8. Seller Inventory # 12477. Very minimal writing or notations in margins not affecting the text. Possible ex library copy, will have the markings and stickers associated from the library. | Contact this seller This novel is an analytical study of the feeling of kinship as it is manifested in the Timberlake family, decayed aristocrats living in a southern city. ( Log Out /  | Contact this seller Please enter recipient e-mail address(es). Possible clean ex-library copy, with their stickers and or stamp(s). Roy is the oldest, sensible, her father's daughter and is married to Peter a surgeon. May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. But I think it’s only fair for me to argue that truly meretricious characters, characters whose lives really are cruel and heartless and almost irredeemable, are characters that the novelist at least needs to explore. | Contact this seller To Be Continued: The Life of Rachael Hill,and God's grace to our family. Our Days Are Numbered: How Mathematics Orders Our Lives. | Contact this seller It is quite depressing, so I can understand Warners wanting to showcase Bette Davis and Olivia Dehavilland, instead. Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. She causes lots more trouble, is still bored, but because of her family doesn't get punished even for an awful crime (the film give her just deserts but not the novel). Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. The name field is required. 12. Cengage Learning, ISBN 10: 053464676XISBN 13: 9780534646769, About this Item: Cengage Learning. Very minimal writing or notations in margins not affecting the text. Farrar, Straus and Giroux, ISBN 10: 0374236755ISBN 13: 9780374236755, About this Item: Farrar, Straus and Giroux. Condition: GOOD. I read it as part of the 2009 Spring Challenge. Accessories such as CD, codes, toys, may not be included. ISBN 10: 0990446506ISBN 13: 9780990446507, About this Item: AlphaGraphics. I vacillated between 3 and four stars. Set in the 1940s on the verge of World War II, Glasgow's Pulitzer Prize winning novel is the story replete with tragic characters: Asa Timberlake, a man who has stayed in a loveless marriage for 30 years and a dead-end job for even longer; Lavinia, Asa's wife, a hypochondriac who has shut herself in her room and become an invalid; Stanley, Asa and Lavinia's daughter, beautiful and manipulative, her mother's favorite; Roy, another of Asa and Lavinia's daughters, not as beautiful or manipulative as her sister, her father's favorite; Andrew, the couple's son who is married and is satisfied with living a mediocre life with a mediocre job; Uncle William, Lavinia's wealthy uncle who has spoiled Stanley and made sure Lavinia is cared for; Aunt Charlotte, Uncle William's wife; Peter, Roy's husband at the beginning of the novel; Craig, Stanley's fiance at the beginning of the novel; Minerva, an African-American woman who works for the Timberlakes. Paperback. William Morrow. This book won the Pulitzer Prize for literature in 1942. (Ogden, UT, U.S.A.), About this Item: High Country Storytellers Inc. We ship books to most countries throughout the world. I’ll say this much—I think that a lot of the issues this novel raises were real issues in the 1940s. More information about this seller Possible ex library copy, will have the markings and stickers associated from the library. Light rubbing wear to cover, spine and page edges. Learn more ››. Hardcover. Accessories such as CD, codes, toys, may not be included. (Toledo, OH, U.S.A.), About this Item: McGraw-Hill Education. Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. Finally available, The Able McLaughlins by Margaret Wilson, on a freshly published and beautifully edited paperback ed. However, there was something unsatisfying about the ending. Paperback. Reclaiming our Lives: Hope for Adult survivors of Incest. May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. I might say there's at least a semi-happy ending, but a really happy ending would have been if 75% of the characters died in the end. Reviewed in the United States on May 23, 2015. Condition: VERY GOOD. The Americans - Fifty talks on our Life and Times by Cooke, Alistair and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at AbeBooks.com. More information about this seller Some of the characters made you want to smack them - others filled you with empathy. Accessories such as CD, codes, toys, may not be included. True character remains hidden until called upon to step forward against family solidarity. Let us know what’s wrong with this preview of, Published Very minimal writing or notations in margins not affecting the text. Unfortunately this is the sort of novel that gives Pulitzer Prize novels a bad name. Hardcover. But then the story became interesting and suspenseful. I’d argue, based on the ending, that Glasgow ultimately decides she wants to be writing an existential novel—the universe she finally articulates is cruel and meaningless. Very minimal writing or notations in margins not affecting the text.

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