Red Hook Road

Red Hook Road

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In the aftermath of a devastating wedding day, two families, the Tetherlys and the Copakens, find their lives unraveled by unthinkable loss. Over the course of the next four summers in Red Hook, Maine, they struggle to bridge differences of class and background to honor the memory of the couple, Becca and John. As Waldman explores the unique and personal ways in which each character responds to the tragedy--from the budding romance between the two surviving children, Ruthie and Matt, to the struggling marriage between Iris, a high strung professor in New York, and her husband Daniel--she creates a powerful family portrait and a beautiful reminder of the joys of life. Elegantly written and emotionally gripping, RED HOOK ROAD affirms Waldman's place among today's most talented authors.Joes and Tonka trucks and deposit him at the kitchen table of whatever house she was cleaning. Before he was old enough to resent having to tag along with her, Maureen was out of the house and Jane could safely leave him alone with John. Shea#39;d felt bad about ... Once her business had begun to see a decent if sporadic profit, theya#39;d come to appreciate that the sacrifice was worth it. Jane had regularlyanbsp;...

Title:Red Hook Road
Author:Ayelet Waldman
Publisher:Hachette UK - 2013-04-25


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