9780002244084

The age of longing: A novel

Wright, Richard B

ISBN 10: 000224408X / 0-00-224408-X
ISBN 13: 9780002244084
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication Date: 1995
Binding: Hardcover
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Poignantandwrylyhumorous,anunsparingchronicleofsmall-townlives, TheAgeofLonging&nbspisRichardB.Wright'sfinestnovel.Brilliantlywritten,tingedwithironyandshotthroughwithaself-deprecatinghonesty,itrankswiththebestofourfiction.

Ross,'Buddy'Wheeler,fatherofHoward,neverwontheStanleyCup.Calledupfromasmall-townfarmteam,hesawhismomentoffameskatebyinafleetingfour-gamestintwiththe1930'sMontreal Maroons. Grace Wheeler, mother of Howard and tight-lipped teacher, could never abide Buddy's carousing and the childish games he insisted on pursuing.

Howard, now firmly entrenched in middle age and the survivor of both a coronary and his parents' failed dreams, needs to understand what has happened in order to cast a net around his own scattered fragments of longing and loss.


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Wright, Richard B
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