Hello Goodbye: A Novel

Paperback | June 14, 2011

byEmily Chenoweth

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“Tender. . . . Chenoweth’saffectionate style works marvelously, capturing the decadence of youth.” —NewYork Times

Ina single week, one family leaves behind its past as a daughter awakens to a newfuture, in Emily Chenoweth’s intimate and beautifully crafted debut novel oflove, loss, and learning to start over. Perfect for readers of Jennifer Haigh’s The Condition, Susan Minot’s Evening,and Kim Edwards’ The Memory Keeper’s Daughter, Hello Goodbye isat once an intimate coming-of-age tale and a solemn, elegiac exploration oflife’s passage. Elle magazine calls Hello Goodbye "A tenderode to empathy. . . . Every page of this book serves as an affirmation of theterrible, wrenching beauty of life."

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“Tender. . . . Chenoweth’saffectionate style works marvelously, capturing the decadence of youth.” —NewYork TimesIna single week, one family leaves behind its past as a daughter awakens to a newfuture, in Emily Chenoweth’s intimate and beautifully crafted debut novel oflove, loss, and learning to start over. Perfect for readers of Jenn...

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In the summer after her freshman year of college, Abby Hansen embarks on what might be a final vacation with her parents to a historic resort in northern New Hampshire. The Presidential Hotel, with its stately rooms and old-fashioned dress code, seems almost unbearably stuffy to Abby, but the young, free-spirited hotel staff offers her...

Emily Chenoweth is a former fiction editor ofPublishers Weekly. Her work has appeared inTin House,Bookforum, andPeople, among other publications. She lives in Portland, Oregon.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:304 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.68 inPublished:June 14, 2011Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:006203460X

ISBN - 13:9780062034601

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“A beautiful novel ...Chenoweth’s eye for telling detail is as sure as her language is playful.”