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My Name is Lucy Barton

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Published: November 2016
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BIC Subject: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
Published By: Penguin
 
Published: 28-Nov-2016
Format: Paperback, 208 pages, 0x0mm
ISBN: 9780241289631
Stock Code: 1289631
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"Lucy is recovering from an operation in a New York hospital when she wakes to find her estranged mother sitting by her bed. They have not seen one another in years. As they talk Lucy finds herself recalling her troubled rural childhood and how it was she eventually fetched up in the big city, got married and had kids. But this unexpected visit leaves her doubting the life she's made: wondering what is lost and what has yet to be found. ""Lucy is recovering from an operation in a New York hospital when she wakes to find her estranged mother sitting by her bed. They have not seen one another in years. As they talk Lucy finds herself recalling her troubled rural childhood and how it was she eventually fetched up in the big city, got married and had kids. But this unexpected visit leaves her doubting the life she's made: wondering what is lost and what has yet to be found. "
"Elizabeth Strout is the Pulitzer prize-winning author of Olive Kitteridge, as well as The Burgess Boys, a New York Times bestseller, Abide With Me and Amy and Isabelle, which won the Los Angeles Times Art Seidenbaum Award for First Fiction and the Chicago Tribune Heartland Prize. She has also been a finalist for the PEN/Faulkner Award and the Orange Prize. She lives in New York City and Portland, Maine."