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At Paradise Gate: A Novel

ISBN13: 9780684852232
ISBN: 0684852233
Binding: Paperback
List Price: $16.95
Publisher: Free Press
Published Date:
Edition 1st Scribner Paperba
Pages: 224
Average Goodreads rating: 3.21/5 (434 ratings)

In this brilliant novel, Pulitzer Prize-winning and bestselling author Jane Smiley delves into the domestic drama of the Robison family. While seventy-seven-year-old Ike Robison is dying in his bedroom upstairs, his wife defends the citadel of their marriage against an ill-considered, albeit loving, invasion by their three middle-aged daughters and their twenty-three-year-old granddaughter. Amply fulfilling the expectations raised by Smiley's other celebrated works, At Paradise Gate is a compelling, gracefully wrought portrait of intergenerational strife and family survival.