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The Birth of a Grandfather : A Novel - May Sarton

The Birth of a Grandfather

A Novel

Paperback Published: 17th June 1989
ISBN: 9780393305913
Number Of Pages: 286

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This is the story of the Wyeth family, set in Cambridge, Massachusetts (and in the summer, Maine): the very old, who are looking back; Sprig and his wife Frances, who are finding their way in the midst of youthful hopes that refuse to fade away; and the young, embarking on adulthood, sometimes with anger. As Sprig struggles to reach past his reserve so that he can be there for his wife and children, and for a friend who needs him, the other characters likewise find their way to what self-fulfillment means.

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A serious novel of family relationships, particularly about the shifts and changes that occur in families in the middle years. . . . All of the Wyeths and their friends move and talk in that atmosphere of breadth and clarity which Sarton has made her own.

ISBN: 9780393305913
ISBN-10: 0393305910
Series: Norton Paperback
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 286
Published: 17th June 1989
Publisher: WW Norton & Co
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 17.88 x 10.62  x 1.68
Weight (kg): 0.19

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