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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Hood River County Library District.

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Summary:

"A woman describes a series of encounters she has with various people in the ordinary course of her life: an ex she runs into by chance at a public forum, an Airbnb owner unsure how to interact with her guests, a stranger who seeks help comforting his elderly mother, a friend of her youth now hospitalized with terminal cancer. In each of these people the woman finds a common need: the urge to talk about themselves and to have an audience to their experiences. The narrator orchestrates this chorus of voices for the most part as a passive listener, until one of them makes an extraordinary request, drawing her into an intense and transformative experience of her own...." -- from book jacket..
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library FIC NUNEZ (Text) 33892100705038 Adult New Books Book None 09/22/2020 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780593191415
  • ISBN: 0593191412
  • ISBN: 9780593329009
  • ISBN: 0593329007
  • Physical Description: 210 pages ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Riverhead Books, 2020.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"A novel" -- from front cover.
Summary, etc.:
"A woman describes a series of encounters she has with various people in the ordinary course of her life: an ex she runs into by chance at a public forum, an Airbnb owner unsure how to interact with her guests, a stranger who seeks help comforting his elderly mother, a friend of her youth now hospitalized with terminal cancer. In each of these people the woman finds a common need: the urge to talk about themselves and to have an audience to their experiences. The narrator orchestrates this chorus of voices for the most part as a passive listener, until one of them makes an extraordinary request, drawing her into an intense and transformative experience of her own...." -- from book jacket..
Subject: Interpersonal relations > Fiction.
Memory > Fiction.
Empathy > Fiction.
Genre: Domestic fiction.
Humorous fiction.
Novels.

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