At Weddings and Wakes by Alice McDermott

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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

 

About Alice McDermott

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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.
 
Published November 24, 2009 by Farrar, Straus and Giroux. 224 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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