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The Forms of Water

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Brendan Auberon, an eighty-year-old man living in a nursing home, longs to see his two hundred acres of wooded land before it is flooded to provide water for Boston, and he persuades his nephew, Henry, to help him realize his dream.

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Andrea Barrett lives in Rochester, NY. She is the author of five novels, and two collections of stories, 'Ship Fever', which won the National Book Award in 1996, and 'Servants of the Map'.

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After spending his productive years in a monastery near his childhood home, 80-year-old Brendan Auberon is now confined to a wheelchair and a nursing home, where his family pay him occasional obligatory visits. When Brendan convinces his nephew Henry to help him return to the home of his youth, now covered by a reservoir supplying water to the city of Boston, Brendan steals the nursing home van for the adventure. The trip doesn't turn out as planned, but with Brendan and Henry on the run, and various family members in pursuit, it is anything but dull; Brendan, through his last capricious act, serves as the catalyst to set errant family members on the right path again. Barrett ( The Middle Kingdom , LJ 2/1/91) combines family dissension and adventure with healthy doses of faith and optimism. The result is a satisfying analysis of family dysfunction in the spirit of Sue Miller.
- Thomas L. Kilpatrick, Southern Illinois Univ. at Carbondale Lib.
Copyright 1993 Reed Business Information, Inc.

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