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The garden of last days

a novel

by Andre Dubus

  • 342 Want to read
  • 8 Currently reading

Published by W.W. Norton in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Elderly women,
  • Older women,
  • Stripteasers,
  • Mother-daughter relationship,
  • Fiction,
  • Saudi Arabians,
  • Life change events,
  • Sex-oriented businesses,
  • Mothers and daughters

  • About the Edition

    Explosive elements converge one early September night in a Florida men"s club revealing the seamy underside of American life at the moment before the world changed. Reluctantly bringing her daughter to her men"s club office when her babysitter falls ill, stripper April endeavors to keep her child safe while servicing a wealthy foreign client, while a drunken regular angrily retaliates for being thrown out of the club.

    Edition Notes

    StatementAndre Dubus
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3554.U2652 G37 2009
    The Physical Object
    Pagination537 pages ;
    Number of Pages537
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26334224M
    ISBN 100393335305
    ISBN 109780393335309
    OCLC/WorldCa286487412

    Book Excerpt: 'The Garden of Last Days' By Newsweek Staff On 4/24/09 at PM EDT Share. U.S. sitting on blankets on sand reading books and magazines and talking and laughing, their long Author: Newsweek Staff. An explosive narrative employs a Florida strip club as a tinderbox of tensions on the weekend before 9/ In similar fashion to his previous bestseller (House of Sand and Fog, ), Dubus shows a profound empathy as he gets inside the heads of a number of characters, with coincidence, chance and a clash of cultures building to a shattering climax.

    Andre Dubus III is the author of Gone So Long, Dirty Love, The Garden of Last Days, House of Sand and Fog (a #1 New York Times bestseller, Oprah's Book Club pick, and finalist for the National Book Award), and Townie, winner of an American Academy. The Garden of Last Days is a perfect literary example of masterful storytelling. It doesn't matter that the book is lengthier than average at over pages because you won't notice it or feel overwhelmed; you'll simply enjoy the reading experience.

      The Garden of Last Days A Novel (Book): Dubus, Andre: Explosive elements coverge one early September night in a Florida men's club revealing the seamy underside of American life at the moment before the world changed. Print book: Fiction: EnglishView all editions and formats Summary: April doesn't really know anyone else, so decides it's best to have her three-year-old daughter close by, watching children's videos in the office, while she April is a stripper at the Puma Club for Men.


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