May We Be Forgiven

Product Number: EB00385228
Released: Jun 05, 2014
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781101601143
Publisher: Penguin Books
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Winner of the 2013 Women's Prize for Fiction-A darkly comic novel of twenty-first-century domestic life by a writer who is always "compelling, devastating, and furiously good" (Zadie Smith) Harold Silver has spent a lifetime watching his younger brother, George, a taller, smarter, and more successful high-flying TV executive, acquire a covetable wife, two kids, and a beautiful home in the suburbs of New York City. But Harry, a historian and Nixon scholar, also knows George has a murderous temper, and when George loses control the result is an act of violence so shocking that both brothers are hurled into entirely new lives in which they both must seek absolution. Harry finds himself suddenly playing parent to his brother's two adolescent children, tumbling down the rabbit hole of Internet sex, dealing with aging parents who move through time like travelers on a fantastic voyage. As Harry builds a twenty-first-century family created by choice rather than biology, we become all the more aware of the ways in which our history, both personal and political, can become our destiny and either compel us to repeat our errors or be the catalyst for change. May We Be Forgiven is an unnerving, funny tale of unexpected intimacies and of how one deeply fractured family might begin to put itself back together.

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Author(s): A.M. Homes
Original Publish Date: Sep 27, 2012

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Author(s): A.M. Homes
Narrator(s): Andy Paris
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Released: Oct 17, 2012
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ISBN: #9781470303990
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Author(s): A.M. Homes
Narrator(s): Andy Paris
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Author(s): A.M. Homes
Narrator(s): Andy Paris
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Released: Nov 30, 2012
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