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  • Christina Snyder

    A fully realized portrait of one woman's life in all its complexity, by the National Book Award-winning author An ordinary life--its sharp pains and unexpected joys, its bursts of clarity and moments of confusion--lived by an ordinary woman: this is the subject of Someone , Alice McDermott's extraordinary return, seven years after the publication of After This . Scattered recollections--of childhood, adolescence, motherhood, old age--... 8/2013

  • Patricia Hindt

    'Someone: A Novel' by Alice McDermott. An ordinary life - its sharp pains and unexpected joys, its bursts of clarity and moments of confusion - lived by an ordinary woman. This is the subject of Alice McDermott’s extraordinary return, seven years after the publication of 'After This'. Recollections come together in this narrative, stitched into a vibrant whole by McDermott’s deft, lyrical voice. (Adult Fiction) (Unabridged CD and Unabridged Playaway) (11/5/13)

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