Goldengrove: A Novel

Hardcover | September 16, 2008

byFrancine Prose

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Goldengrove is an emotionally powerful novel about adolescent love and loss from Francine Prose, the New York Times bestselling author of Reading Like a Writer and A Changed Man. Focusing on a young girl facing the consequences of sudden loss after the death of her sister, this masterful coming-of-age work is radiant with the possibility of summer and charged by the restless sexual tension of teenage life.

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Goldengrove is an emotionally powerful novel about adolescent love and loss from Francine Prose, the New York Times bestselling author of Reading Like a Writer and A Changed Man. Focusing on a young girl facing the consequences of sudden loss after the death of her sister, this masterful coming-of-age work is radiant with the possibili...

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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 wi...

Francine Prose is the author of twenty works of fiction. Her novelA Changed Manwon the Dayton Literary Peace Prize, andBlue Angelwas a finalist for the National Book Award. Her most recent works of nonfiction include the highly acclaimedAnne Frank: The Book, The Life, The Afterlife, and theNew York TimesbestsellerReading Like a Writer....

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:288 pages, 8.25 × 5.62 × 1.05 inPublished:September 16, 2008Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0066214114

ISBN - 13:9780066214115

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“...emotionally authentic...a ravishing novel of the mystery of death and life’s assertion.”