My Name Is Lucy Barton

My Name Is Lucy Barton A Novel

1st paperback ed

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Synopsis

*A #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER*
*LONGLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE AND THE BAILEYS WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION*

An exquisite story of mothers and daughters from the Pulitzer prize-winning author of Olive Kitteridge

Lucy is recovering from an operation in a New York hospital when she wakes to find her estranged mother sitting by her bed. They have not seen one another in years. As they talk Lucy finds herself recalling her troubled rural childhood and how it was she eventually arrived in the big city, got married and had children. But this unexpected visit leaves her doubting the life she's made: wondering what is lost and what has yet to be found.

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'A superbly gifted storyteller and a craftswoman in a league of her own' Hilary Mantel

'So good it gave me goosebumps. One of the best writers in America' Sunday Times

Book information

ISBN: 9780241248782
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Imprint: Penguin Books
Pub date:
Edition: 1st paperback ed
DEWEY: 813.6
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: 193
Weight: 158g
Height: 131mm
Width: 196mm
Spine width: 14mm