At Weddings and Wakes: A Novel

At Weddings and Wakes: A Novel

by Alice McDermott
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Overview

At Weddings and Wakes: A Novel by Alice McDermott

The three children of an Irish-American family in Long Island are witnesses to the cycles of dissatisfaction, bitterness and recurring affection that make up the lives of their extended family. A tender, sad and funny book from the author of the National Book Award-nominated That Night and Charming Billy

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781429929622
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Publication date: 11/24/2009
Sold by: Macmillan
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 208
Sales rank: 264,542
File size: 475 KB

About the Author

Alice McDermott is the author of six novels. Her articles, reviews and stories have appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Atlantic Monthly, The New Yorker, Redbook and elsewhere.


Alice McDermott is the author of several novels, including After This; Child of My Heart; Charming Billy, winner of the 1998 National Book Award; and At Weddings and Wakes, all published by FSG. That Night, At Weddings and Wakes, and After This were all finalists for the Pulitzer Prize. McDermott lives with her family outside Washington, D.C.

Hometown:

Bethesda, Maryland

Date of Birth:

June 27, 1953

Place of Birth:

Brooklyn, New York

Education:

B.A., State University of New York-Oswego, 1975; M.A., University of New Hampshire, 1978

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At Weddings and Wakes 3.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Good book, a must read if you liked A Tree Grows In Brooklyn
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