Emily, Alone by Stewart O'Nan
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Emily, Alone Summary
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 visits 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.
Emily, Alone Reviews
"O'Nan...does beautifully with women characters, and the older protagonist is a plus." - Library Journal
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Rated of 5
Stewart O'Nan Author Biography
Stewart O'Nan's award-winning fiction includes Snow Angels, The Speed Queen, A Prayer for the Dying, and Last Night at the Lobster. Granta named him one of Americas Best Young Novelists. He lives in Pittsburgh.
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