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  • 0 of 6 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
  • 0 of 4 copies available at Lake Agassiz Regional Library. (Show preferred library)

Current holds

21 current holds with 6 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Crookston Public Library STR (Text) 33500013147285 New Checked out 11/29/2019
Fertile Public Library STR (Text) 33500013145479 New Checked out 12/06/2019
LARL Cataloging LARL68509 (Text) LARL68509 New On order -
Moorhead Public Library STR (Text) 33500013145487 New Checked out 12/03/2019
Karlstad LINK Site STR (Text) 35500006223521 New On holds shelf -
Thief River Falls Public Library STR (Text) 35500006224750 New Checked out 11/30/2019

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780812996548
  • ISBN: 0812996542
  • Physical Description: 289 pages ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First Edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Random House, [2019]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Sequel to: Olive Kitteridge.
Summary, etc.:
Olive Kitteridge has returned, as indomitable as ever, this time as a person getting older, navigating her next decade as she comes to terms with the changes--sometimes welcome, sometimes not--in her own life. Here is Olive, strangely content in her second marriage, still in an evolving relationship with her son and his family, encountering a cast of memorable characters in the seaside town of Crosby, Maine. Whether it's a young girl coming to terms with the loss of her father, a young woman about to give birth at a baby shower, or a nurse who confesses a secret high school crush, the irascible Olive improbably touches the lives of others.
Reviews

  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2019 August #1
    *Starred Review* Has Olive mellowed? She is still irascible, she still speaks her mind with unflinching honesty, but age and the death of her husband, Henry, have worn away some of her edge: I feel like I've become, oh, just a tiny—tiny—bit better as a person, she says at one point. Strout's latest work—like Olive Kitteridge (2008), a collection of stories set in the coastal town of Crosby, Maine—takes Olive from her early seventies into her eighties, through a surprising marriage to Jack Kennison, a second widowhood, a heart attack, a kind of rapprochement with son Christopher, and, finally, a move into Maple Tree Apartments, that place for old people. And also like Olive Kitteridge, in several of the stories, Olive steps aside while other characters, some bussed in from Strout's novels, take center stage and lend their own voices and perspectives. Love, loss, regret, the complexities of marriage, the passing of time, and the astonishing beauty of the natural world are abiding themes, along with the essential loneliness of people and the choices they make to keep themselves from that gaping darkness. Unmissable, especially for readers who loved Olive Kitteridge. HIGH DEMAND BACKSTORY: Strout's first outing with Olive was a Pulitzer Prize-winner, an Emmy-winning HBO series, and a book club favorite; expect much reader curiosity for her return to her most beloved curmudgeon. Copyright 2019 Booklist Reviews.
  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2019 August #1
    *Starred Review* Has Olive mellowed? She is still irascible, she still speaks her mind with unflinching honesty, but age and the death of her husband, Henry, have worn away some of her edge: I feel like I've become, oh, just a tiny—tiny—bit better as a person, she says at one point. Strout's latest work—like Olive Kitteridge (2008), a collection of stories set in the coastal town of Crosby, Maine—takes Olive from her early seventies into her eighties, through a surprising marriage to Jack Kennison, a second widowhood, a heart attack, a kind of rapprochement with son Christopher, and, finally, a move into Maple Tree Apartments, that place for old people. And also like Olive Kitteridge, in several of the stories, Olive steps aside while other characters, some bussed in from Strout's novels, take center stage and lend their own voices and perspectives. Love, loss, regret, the complexities of marriage, the passing of time, and the astonishing beauty of the natural world are abiding themes, along with the essential loneliness of people and the choices they make to keep themselves from that gaping darkness. Unmissable, especially for readers who loved Olive Kitteridge. HIGH DEMAND BACKSTORY: Strout's first outing with Olive was a Pulitzer Prize-winner, an Emmy-winning HBO series, and a book club favorite; expect much reader curiosity for her return to her most beloved curmudgeon. Copyright 2019 Booklist Reviews.

Author Notes

Elizabeth Strout is the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of Olive Kitteridge; the #1 New York Times bestseller My Name Is Lucy Barton; The Burgess Boys, a New York Times bestseller; Abide with Me, a national bestseller and Book Sense pick; and Amy and Isabelle, which won the Los Angeles Times Art Seidenbaum Award for First Fiction and the Chicago Tribune Heartland Prize. She has also been a finalist for the PEN/Faulkner Award and the Orange Prize in England. Her short stories have been published in a number of magazines, including The New Yorker and O: The Oprah Magazine. Elizabeth Strout lives in New York City.

Subject: Retired teachers > Fiction.
Retired women > Fiction.
City and town life > Fiction.
Maine > Fiction.
City and town life.
Retired teachers.
Maine.
Genre: Fiction.

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