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Emily, Alone: a novel

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The author of numerous novels, Stewart O'Nan has been lauded with critical acclaim and best-seller status on his way to consideration as one of America's most gifted novelists. Emily, Alone, a sequel to Wish You Were Here, revolves around widow and grandmother Emily Maxwell, whose ordered life is jarred when her sister-in-law suffers a stroke. But even amid the conflicting emotions of a changing world, Emily proves resilient and vows to move forward with the grace and dignity with which she has lived her life.
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A sequel to the bestselling, much-beloved Wish You Were Here, Stewart O'Nan's intimate new novel follows Emily Maxwell, a widow whose grown children have long moved away. She dreams of vists by her grandchildren while mourning the turnover of her quiet Pittsburgh neighborhood, but when her sole companion and sister-in-law Arlene faints at their favorite breakfast buffet, Emily's days change. As she grapples with her new independence, she discovers a hidden strength and realizes that life always offers new possibilities. Like most older women, Emily is a familiar yet invisible figure, one rarely portrayed so honestly. Her mingled feelings-of pride and regret, joy and sorrow- are gracefully rendered in wholly unexpected ways. Once again making the ordinary and overlooked not merely visible but vital to understanding our own lives, Emily, Alone confirms O'Nan as an American master.

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