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Late in the day : a novel / Tessa Hadley.

Hadley, Tessa (author.).

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Rowayton Library F HAD (Text to phone) 33625122821833 Adult Fiction Available -
Beacon Falls Public Library FIC HAD (Text to phone) 33120000389368 Adult Fiction Available -
Bethel Public Library HADLEY (Text to phone) 34030142396016 Adult Fiction Available -
Brookfield Library F/HADLEY (Text to phone) 34029145297791 Adult Fiction Available -
Burnham Library - Bridgewater FIC HADLEY (Text to phone) 36937000623463 Adult Fiction Available -
Burroughs-Saden Main - Bridgeport FIC HADLEY (Text to phone) 34000081433310 Adult New Fiction Available -
C.H. Booth Library - Newtown FIC HADLEY (Text to phone) 34014142893925 Adult Fiction Checked out 10/19/2019
Cornwall Library F HAD (Text to phone) 33240141072366 Adult Fiction Available -
Derby Neck Library FIC HAD (Text to phone) 34046143502816 Adult Fiction Available -
Derby Public Library FIC HAD (Text to phone) 34047141750233 Adult Fiction Available -
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Summary, etc.: "Alexandr and Christine and Zachary and Lydia have been friends since they first met in their twenties. Thirty years later, Alex and Christine are spending a leisurely summer's evening at home when they receive a call from a distraught Lydia: she is at the hospital. Zach is dead. In the wake of this profound loss, the three friends find themselves unmoored; all agree that Zach, with his generous, grounded spirit, was the irreplaceable one they couldn't afford to lose. Inconsolable, Lydia moves in with Alex and Christine. But instead of loss bringing them closer, the three of them find over the following months that it warps their relationships, as old entanglements and grievances rise from the past, and love and sorrow give way to anger and bitterness"--
Subject: Grief Fiction
Friendship Fiction
Families Fiction
Genre: Psychological fiction.

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Late in the Day : A Novel
Late in the Day : A Novel
by Hadley, Tessa
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Late in the Day : A Novel


"With each new book by Tessa Hadley, I grow more convinced that she's one of the greatest stylists alive."--Ron Charles, Washington Post New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice |A Parnassus First Editions Club Pick | Powell's Indispensable Book Club Pick The lives of two close-knit couples are irrevocably changed by an untimely death in the latest from Tessa Hadley, the acclaimed novelist and short story master who "recruits admirers with each book" (Hilary Mantel). Alexandr and Christine and Zachary and Lydia have been friends since they first met in their twenties. Thirty years later, Alex and Christine are spending a leisurely summer's evening at home when they receive a call from a distraught Lydia: she is at the hospital. Zach is dead. In the wake of this profound loss, the three friends find themselves unmoored; all agree that Zach, with his generous, grounded spirit, was the irreplaceable one they couldn't afford to lose. Inconsolable, Lydia moves in with Alex and Christine. But instead of loss bringing them closer, the three of them find over the following months that it warps their relationships, as old entanglements and grievances rise from the past, and love and sorrow give way to anger and bitterness. Late in the Day explores the complex webs at the center of our most intimate relationships, to expose how, beneath the seemingly dependable arrangements we make for our lives, lie infinite alternate configurations. Ingeniously moving between past and present and through the intricacies of her characters' thoughts and interactions, Tessa Hadley once again "crystallizes the atmosphere of ordinary life in prose somehow miraculous and natural" (Washington Post).
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