A Widow For One Year

Publisher: Random House
Release Date: 2012-05-10
Genre: Fiction
Pages: 656 pages
ISBN 13: 1448111854
ISBN 10: 9781448111855
Format: PDF, ePUB, MOBI, Audiobooks, Kindle
'One night when she was four and sleeping in the bottom bunk of her bunk bed, Ruth Cole awoke to the sound of lovemaking - it was coming from her parents' bedroom.' This is the story of Ruth Cole. It is told in three parts: on Long Island, in the summer of 1958, when she is only four; in 1990, when she is an unmarried woman whose personal life is not nearly as successful as her literary career; and in the autumn of 1995, when Ruth Cole is a forty-one-year-old widow and mother. She's also about to fall in love for the first time...
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