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The Widower's Tale

A Novel

By Julia Glass

The Widower's Tale
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  • Published in USA  Sep 2010,
    416 pages.

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Cecilia Zalkind (09/27/10)

A Wonderful Read
Julia Glass is back with a book as good as her first book, Three Junes. Her characters, the story line and her writing are thoughtful and engaging - you feel like you've become part of the story and are getting to know the characters as you would a new friend. More than anything, this book is about the potential for change, for discovering the capacity for growth and hope. Her last book was a disappointment. This is a return to what made her first two books so good - very human characters with the potential for grace. I recommend it highly.
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