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A Wedding In December By Anita Shreve

A Wedding In December by Anita Shreve

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Summary

*Twelfth novel by the critically acclaimed and internationally bestselling Anita Shreve

A Wedding In December Summary

A Wedding In December by Anita Shreve

At an inn in the Berkshire Mountains of western Massachusetts, seven former schoolmates gather for a wedding. Nora, the owner of the inn, has recently had to reinvent her life following the death of her husband. Avery, who still hears echoes from a horrific event at Kidd Academy twenty-six years ago, has made a life for himself in Toronto with his wife and two sons. Agnes, now a history teacher at Kidd is a woman who longs to tell a secret she cannot reveal to the others, a secret that would stun them all. Bridget, the mother of a fifteen-year-old boy, has agreed to marry Bill, an old high school lover whom she has recently remet, despite uncertainties about her health and future. Indeed, it is Bill who passionately wants this wedding and who has brought everyone together for an astonishing weekend of revelation and recrimination, forgiveness and redemption.

This is Anita Shreve's most ambitious and moving novel to date, probing into human motivation with extraordinary grace and skill.

A Wedding In December Reviews

Anita Shreve specialises in the way unresolved past events can erupt into the present, and how tragedy lurks in the most ordinary lives * DAILY MAIL *
Shreve writes cool, lucid, popular fiction and the hugely readable A WEDDING IN DECEMBER is no exception * METRO *
The perfect, weightless read is not always escapist. Some of us like to escape into writing that is thoughtful and sharp, telling a story filled with the moral complexities of so-called "ordinary" life. Come on down, Anita Shreve - warm, wise and utterly absorbing * THE TIMES *
Shreve taps the intrinsic potency of school reunions . . . A WEDDING IN DECEMBER demonstrates the page-turning talent that can draw a tear with ease . . . a model of suspense * SUNDAY TELEGRAPH *

About Anita Shreve

Anita Shreve is the author of eleven other novels including the international bestsellers The Pilot's Wife, a selection of Oprah's Book Club, and The Weight of Water, shortlisted for the Orange Prize.

Additional information

GOR000410770
9780349117997
0349117993
A Wedding In December by Anita Shreve
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Little, Brown Book Group
2006-06-01
336
N/A
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This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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