After You've Gone

By Jeffrey Lent
(Grove Press, Paperback, 9780802144553, 249pp.)

Publication Date: December 2009

Other Editions of This Title: Hardcover

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“Henry Dorn loses his wife and grown son in an accident in 1921 and, a year later, embarks for Amsterdam, where he meets the young and entrancing Lydia Pearce. In After You've Gone, the language is clean and precise with not a word wasted, the characters well drawn and interesting, and the plot just complex enough to keep the reader enthralled. In short, a very fine novel.”
-- Penny McConnel, Norwich Bookstore, Norwich, VT

From a hardscrabble Nova Scotia fishing town to a women's college in New York to a 1920's Europe alive with the unbuttoning of sexuality but scarred by war, "After You've Gone" is a gorgeous tale spanning several pivotal decades in American life.
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