Standard Dreaming: A Novella by Hortense Calisher

Standard Dreaming: A Novella

byHortense Calisher

Kobo ebook | September 17, 2013

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A unique novel of parents and children—and the spaces between them

Dr. Niels Berners—a Swiss plastic surgeon living in New York—is struggling to recover from his dysfunctional son’s abandonment of him. He joins a group of four other parents, all with absent children either in jail or in jeopardy, to discuss their feelings and seek a sense of community, comfort, and closure.

Hortense Calisher artfully strings together tales of healing, brilliantly tracing the shadow of the generational gap. With compassion and precision, she paints the bruised egos of concerned parents confronting very empty nests.  

Title:Standard Dreaming: A NovellaFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:September 17, 2013Publisher:Open Road MediaLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1480438960

ISBN - 13:9781480438965

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