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Anything is possible

Author: Elizabeth Strout
Publisher: New York : Center Point Large Print, [2017]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Here are two sisters: One trades self-respect for a wealthy husband while the other finds in the pages of a book a kindred spirit who changes her life. The janitor at the local school has his faith tested in an encounter with an isolated man he has come to help; a grown daughter longs for mother love even as she comes to accept her mother's happiness in a foreign country; and the adult Lucy Barton (the heroine of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Short stories
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Strout
ISBN: 9780812989403 0812989406 9781683243939 1683243935
OCLC Number: 1057613091
Description: 272 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: The sign --
Windmills --
Cracked --
The hit-thumb theory --
Mississippi Mary --
Sister --
Dottie's Bed & Breakfast --
Snow-blind --
Gift.
Other Titles: Short stories.
Responsibility: Elizabeth Strout.

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Here are two sisters: One trades self-respect for a wealthy husband while the other finds in the pages of a book a kindred spirit who changes her life. The janitor at the local school has his faith tested in an encounter with an isolated man he has come to help; a grown daughter longs for mother love even as she comes to accept her mother's happiness in a foreign country; and the adult Lucy Barton (the heroine of the author's 2016 novel My name is Lucy Barton) returns to visit her siblings after seventeen years of absence.

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