Olive, again a novel
—Strout, Elizabeth.
Large Print
2019
1 available of 11 items

Olive returns, this time as a person getting older, navigating her next decade as she comes to terms with the changes--sometimes welcome, sometimes not--in her own life. Here is Olive, strangely content in her second marriage, still in an evolving relationship with her son and his family, encountering a cast of memorable characters in the seaside town of Crosby, Maine. Whether it's a young girl coming to terms with the loss of her father, a young woman about to give birth at a baby shower, or a nurse who confesses a secret high school crush, the irascible Olive improbably touches the lives of others. Elizabeth Strout has achieved greatness by brilliantly laying bare the inner lives of ordinary people, by focusing on the small moments of connection which can dislodge lifelong grief and longing, and unite her characters through moments of transcendent grace.

Item Details
Subjects:
City and town life -- Fiction.
Large type books.
Maine -- Fiction.
Older women -- Fiction.
Retired teachers -- Fiction.
ISBN:
9781643583815
1643583816
Edition:
Large print edition.
Description:
414 pages (large print) ; 23 cm
Notes:
Sequel to: Olive Kitteridge.
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