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Olive Kitteridge

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize 2009


The Pulitzer prize-winning novel from the author of the Booker longlisted My Name is Lucy Barton and Olive, Again. 

Olive Kitteridge: indomitable, compassionate and often unpredictable. A retired schoolteacher in a small coastal town in Maine, as she grows older she struggles to make sense of the changes in her life. She is a woman who sees into the hearts of those around her, their triumphs and tragedies.

We meet her stoic husband, bound to her in a marriage both broken and strong, and a young man who aches for the mother he lost - and whom Olive comforts by her mere presence, while her own son feels overwhelmed by her complex sensitivities.

A penetrating, vibrant exploration of the human soul, the story of Olive Kitteridge will make you laugh, nod in recognition, wince in pain, and shed a tear or two.

'Extraordinary ... the best novel I've read for some time' David Nicholls 

'As perfect a novel as you will ever read'
Evening Standard

'These pages hold what life puts in: experience, joy, grief, and the sometimes painful journey to love' 
Observer
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'As perfect a novel as you will ever read . . . So astonishingly good that I shall be reading it once a year for the foreseeable future and very probably for the rest of my life' Evening Standard on Olive Kitteridge
Portrait
Strout, Elizabeth
Elizabeth Strout's tenure as a lawyer (six months) was slightly longer than her career as a stand-up comedian (one night). She has also worked as a bartender, waitress and piano player at bars across the USA. She now teaches literature in New York, where she lives with her husband and daughter.
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Einband Taschenbuch
Seitenzahl 352
Erscheinungsdatum 01.06.2011
Sprache Englisch
ISBN 978-1-84983-155-0
Verlag Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing
Maße (L/B/H) 19.8/13/2.7 cm
Gewicht 289 g
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