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The Burgess Boys: A Novel

Strout, Elizabeth

Verlag: Random House Audio, 2013
ISBN 10: 0307967077 / ISBN 13: 9780307967077
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Titel: The Burgess Boys: A Novel

Verlag: Random House Audio

Erscheinungsdatum: 2013

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Inhaltsangabe: Elizabeth Strout ?animates the ordinary with an astonishing force,? wrote The New Yorker on the publication of her Pulitzer Prize?winning Olive Kitteridge. The San Francisco Chronicle praised Strout?s ?magnificent gift for humanizing characters.? Now the acclaimed author returns with a stunning novel as powerful and moving as any work in contemporary literature.
Haunted by the freak accident that killed their father when they were children, Jim and Bob Burgess escaped from their Maine hometown of Shirley Falls for New York City as soon as they possibly could. Jim, a sleek, successful corporate lawyer, has belittled his bighearted brother their whole lives, and Bob, a Legal Aid attorney who idolizes Jim, has always taken it in stride. But their long-standing dynamic is upended when their sister, Susan?the Burgess sibling who stayed behind?urgently calls them home. Her lonely teenage son, Zach, has gotten himself into a world of trouble, and Susan desperately needs their help. And so the Burgess brothers return to the landscape of their childhood, where the long-buried tensions that have shaped and shadowed their relationship begin to surface in unexpected ways that will change them forever.
With a rare combination of brilliant storytelling, exquisite prose, and remarkable insight into character, The Burgess Boys is Elizabeth Strout?s newest and perhaps most astonishing work of literary art.
Praise for Elizabeth Strout?s Pulitzer Prize?winning Olive Kitteridge
?Perceptive, deeply empathetic . . . Olive is the axis around which these thirteen complex, relentlessly human narratives spin themselves into Elizabeth Strout?s unforgettable novel in stories.? ?O: The Oprah Magazine
?Fiction lovers, remember this name: Olive Kitteridge. . . . You?ll never forget her. . . . [Strout] constructs her stories with rich irony and moments of genuine surprise and intense emotion. . . . Glorious, powerful stuff.? ?USA Today
?Funny, wicked and remorseful, Mrs. Kitteridge is a compelling life force, a red-blooded original. When she?s not onstage, we look forward to her return. The book is a page-turner because of her.? ?San Francisco Chronicle
?Deeply human . . . Though loneliness and loss haunt these pages, Strout also supplies gentle humor and a nourishing dose of hope.?? Booklist (starred review)
? Olive Kitteridge still lingers in memory like a treasured photograph.? ?Seattle Post-Intelligencer
The Washington Post Book World ? USA Today ? San Francisco Chronicle ? Chicago Tribune ? Seattle Post-Intelligencer ? People ? Entertainment Weekly ? The Christian Science Monitor ? The Plain Dealer ? The Atlantic ? Rocky Mountain News ? Library Journal

Rezension: An Amazon Best Book of the Month, March 2013: It can?t be easy to sit down and write a new novel after your last, Olive Kitteridge, won the Pulitzer Prize (in 2009). The pressure! The pressure! In The Burgess Boys, novelist Elizabeth Strout somehow manages to survive whatever next-book anxiety while at the same time revisiting the themes and types of characters that have made her famous: plainspoken Mainers (some transplanted now to Brooklyn) bound together by both love, competitiveness and the issues of the day. Here, hotshot lawyer Jim and bighearted Bob Burgess come together over a politically incorrect prank perpetrated by their sister?s son--and discover that their distrust of each other has never really gone away. But then, neither has their love. Nobody does buried conflict and tortured familial relations better than Strout. -- Sara Nelson

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