Age Of Longing

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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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Richard B. Wright is the author of nine novels, including The Age of Longing, In the Middle of a Life, and Weekend Man. He lives with his wife in Saint Catharines, Ontario.

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