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Emily, Alone (Digital Audiobook)

By Stewart O'Nan, Andrea Gallo (Narrator)

Publication Date: May 5, 2011

Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (12/27/2011)
Hardcover (3/17/2011)
Hardcover, Large Print, Large Print (6/1/2011)

April 2011 Indie Next List

“In this novel - a sequel to Wish You Were Here - we follow Emily Maxwell, an aging widow who walks a fine line between loneliness and her newfound independence. O'Nan convincingly portrays the mind, heart, and memory of an elderly woman, evoking her solitude poignantly but without resorting to emotional manipulation or sentimentality. O'Nan is one of the most versatile storytellers, and this book further guarantees his place in the pantheon of contemporary American writers.”
— Emily Crowe, Odyssey Bookshop, South Hadley, MA
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Description

The author of numerous novels, Stewart O'Nan has been lauded with critical acclaim and best-seller status on his way to consideration as one of America's most gifted novelists. Emily, Alone, a sequel to Wish You Were Here, revolves around widow and grandmother Emily Maxwell, whose ordered life is jarred when her sister-in-law suffers a stroke. But even amid the conflicting emotions of a changing world, Emily proves resilient and vows to move forward with the grace and dignity with which she has lived her life.