The Widow's Season by Laura Brodie

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A mesmerizing debut novel about love, grief, and the ghosts who show up where we least expect them.

Sarah McConnell's husband had been dead for three months when she saw him in the grocery store.

What does a woman do when she's thirty-nine, childless, and completely alone for the first time in her life? Does it mean she's crazy to think she sees her late husband beside a display of pumpkins? Or is it just what people do, a natural response to grief that will fade in time? That's what Sarah McConnell's friends told her, that it was natural, would last a season, and then fade away.

But what if there was another answer? What if he was really there? They never found the body, after all. What if he is still here somehow, and about to walk back into her life?


 

About Laura Brodie

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Laura Brodie is a Harvard graduate and visiting professor of English at Washington and Lee University in Virginia. Laura lives with her husband and their three daughters in Lexington, Virginia.
 
Published April 16, 2009 by Berkley. 324 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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