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Goldengrove: A Novel by Francine Prose

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Also by Francine Prose:

Reader, I Married Him, April 2016
Paperback / e-Book
Touch, June 2009
Hardcover
Goldengrove, October 2008
Hardcover
Goldengrove: A Novel, September 2008
Hardcover
Tin House: Evil, April 2007
Paperback
Reading Like a Writer, August 2006
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Goldengrove: A Novel
Francine Prose

Harper
September 2008
On Sale: September 1, 2008
288 pages
ISBN: 0066214114
EAN: 9780066214115
Hardcover
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At the center of Francine Prose's profoundly moving new novel is a young girl facing the consequences of sudden loss after the death of her sister. As her parents drift toward their own risky consolations, thirteen-year-old Nico is left alone to grope toward understanding and clarity, falling into a seductive, dangerous relationship with her sister's enigmatic boyfriend.

Over one haunted summer, Nico must face that life-changing moment when children realize their parents can no longer help them. She learns about the power of art, of time and place, the mystery of loss and recovery. But for all the darkness at the novel's heart, the narrative itself is radiant with the lightness of summer and charged by the restless sexual tension of teenage life.

Goldengrove takes its place among the great novels of adolescence, beside Henry James's The Awkward Age and L. P. Hartley's The Go-Between.

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