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  1. Beskrivelse

    A family reunites after the death of its patriarch just as a hurricane tears through town in this ';sparklingly funny novel about love, power, money, and adult siblings finding the beating heart of what matters most: one another' (People).On the night of a massive hurricane, three estranged siblings learn that their father is dying. For the first time in years, they convene at their childhood home in upstate New York, where the storm has downed power lines, flooded houses, and destroyed the family's antique store. The Westfalls are no strangers to dysfunction. But never have their lives felt so out of control. Armie is living in their parents' basement. In Manhattan, Josef, a sex-addicted techie, is struggling to repair his broken relationship with his daughters. Their sister, Charlie, who works in Hollywood as a publicist for a wayward young actress, just learned that her son has been expelled from preschool. Amid the storm, they come together to plan their father's memorial service, only to learn his dying wishthey must sell his priceless Magritte painting. As their failures are laid bare, they discover that hope often lurks in the darkest of places. And so, too, can hilarity. Complete with an irresistible plot and deeply flawed, affectionately rendered characters, Kris D'Agostino's ';sharp, funny [novel] conveys the disorienting and ever-shifting effects of grief' (The New York Times) and the unexpected epiphanies that emerge in chaos. This ';darkly humorous portrait of the American family under duressbalances scathing and humorous commentary on the foibles of family with keen insight' (Publishers Weekly). Perfect for ';fans of funny family dysfunction novels like Jonathan Tropper's This Is Where I Leave You...and Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney's The Nest' (Booklist), The Antiques is a heartbreaking, nimble, laugh-out-loud funny send-up of modern family life.

  2. Yderligere info
    Udgivelsesdato:
    10-01-2017
    Sprog:
    Engelsk
    ISBN13:
    9781501138997
    Sidetal:
    304
    Forlag:
    Scribner
    Mærkat:
    E-bog, ePub
    Format:
    ePub
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