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The astral

Author: Kate Christensen
Publisher: Waterville, Me. : Thorndike Press, 2011.
Series: Thorndike press large print reviewers' choice
Edition/Format:   Large print book : Fiction : English : Large print edView all editions and formats
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The Astral is a huge rose-colored old pile of an apartment building in the gentrifying neighborhood of Greenpoint, Brooklyn. For decades it was the happy home of the poet Harry Quirk; his wife, Luz, a nurse; and their two children. But Luz found some poems of Harry's that ignited her suspicions of infidelity, and kicked him out. Now Harry has to reckon with the consequences of his literary, marital, financial, and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Large type books
Domestic fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kate Christensen
ISBN: 9781410442321 1410442322
OCLC Number: 741549568
Description: 501 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
Series Title: Thorndike press large print reviewers' choice
Responsibility: Kate Christensen.

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The Astral is a huge rose-colored old pile of an apartment building in the gentrifying neighborhood of Greenpoint, Brooklyn. For decades it was the happy home of the poet Harry Quirk; his wife, Luz, a nurse; and their two children. But Luz found some poems of Harry's that ignited her suspicions of infidelity, and kicked him out. Now Harry has to reckon with the consequences of his literary, marital, financial, and parental failures.

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