The Distinguished Guest

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Author(s): Sue Miller
Original Publish Date: Mar 08, 2016
Product Number: EB00630352
Released: Mar 08, 2016
Business Term: 26 Circ
ISBN: #9780062495822
Publisher: Harper Perennial
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The moving story of a mother and son that touches the deepest concerns about love, art, family, and life Lily Maynard is proud, chilly, difficult, and has become a famous writer at age seventy-two. Now, stricken with Parkinson's disease and staying with her architect son Alan, Lily must cope with her fading powers as well as with disturbing memories of the events that estranged her from her children and ended her marriage. For Alan, her visit raises old questions about his relationship with her, about the choices he has made in his own life, and about the nature of love, disappointment, and grief. Profound and moving, The Distinguished Guest reveals a family trying to understand the meaning of its life together, while confronting inevitable loss and the vision of an immeasurably altered future.

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Author(s): Sue Miller
Narrator(s): Barbara Caruso
Product Number C3120
Released: Dec 17, 2004
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781419324567
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Author(s): Sue Miller
Narrator(s): Laura Copland
Product Number DD51634
Released: Aug 11, 2020
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ISBN: #9781799926634
eAudio
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Author(s): Sue Miller
Narrator(s): Barbara Caruso
Product Number Z0994
Released: Mar 28, 2011
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ISBN: #9781449873967
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Author(s): Sue Miller
Narrator(s): Laura Copland
Product Number Z100157359
Released: Aug 11, 2020
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Publisher: HarperAudio
ISBN: #9780062995049