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The story of a marriage

Author: Andrew Sean Greer
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Caring for her ill husband and son in 1953 San Francisco, dutiful housewife Pearlie questions everything she has ever believed about her husband after the appearance of a stranger who mysteriously offers her a considerable sum of money.
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Genre/Form: Gay fiction
Fiction
History
Romance fiction
Love stories
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Greer, Andrew Sean.
Story of a marriage.
New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2008
(OCoLC)608535714
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Sean Greer
ISBN: 9780374108663 0374108668 9780571240982 0571240984
OCLC Number: 176972246
Notes: "A Frances Coady book."
Description: 195 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Set in a climate of fear and repression--political, sexual, and racial--"The Story of a Marriage" portrays three people trapped by the confines of their era, and the desperate measures they are prepared to take to escape it.
Responsibility: Andrew Sean Greer.
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It is 1953 and Pearlie, a dutiful housewife, finds herself living in the Sunset district of San Francisco, caring not only for her husband's fragile health but also for her son, who is afflicted with  Read more...

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