Olive Kitteridge

Olive Kitteridge

A Novel in Stories

by Elizabeth Strout

Paperback / softback Publication Date: 09/06/2011

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The Pulitzer prize-winning novel from the author of the Booker longlisted My Name is Lucy Barton  

Olive Kitteridge: indomitable, compassionate and often unpredictable. A retired schoolteacher in a small coastal town in Maine, as she grows older she struggles to make sense of the changes in her life. She is a woman who sees into the hearts of those around her, their triumphs and tragedies.

We meet her stoic husband, bound to her in a marriage both broken and strong, and a young man who aches for the mother he lost and whom Olive comforts by her mere presence, while her own son feels overwhelmed by her complex sensitivities.

A penetrating, vibrant exploration of the human soul, the story of Olive Kitteridge will make you laugh, nod in recognition, wince in pain, and shed a tear or two.

ISBN:
9781849831550
9781849831550
Category:
Contemporary fiction
Format:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
09-06-2011
Publisher:
Simon & Schuster Ltd
Country of origin:
United Kingdom
Pages:
352
Dimensions (mm):
198x132x20mm
Weight:
0.2kg
Elizabeth Strout

Elizabeth Strout is the author of the New York Times bestseller Olive Kitteridge, for which she was awarded the Pulitzer Prize; the national bestseller Abide with Me; and Amy and Isabelle, winner of the Los Angeles Times Art Seidenbaum Award and the Chicago Tribune Heartland Prize.

She has also been a finalist for the PEN/Faulkner Award and the Orange Prize in London. She lives in Maine and New York City.

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