Blessings

Description

Blessings, the bestselling novel by the author of Black and Blue, One True Thing, Object Lessons, and A Short Guide to a Happy Life, begins when, late at night, a teenage couple drives up to the estate owned by Lydia Blessing and leaves a box. In this instant, the world of the estate called Blessings is changed forever. The story of Skip Cuddy, the Blessings caretaker, who finds a baby asleep in that box and decides he wants to keep her, and of matriarch Lydia Blessing, who, for her own reasons, decides to help him, Blessings explores how the secrets of the past affect decisions and lives in the present; what makes a person, a life, legitimate or illegitimate, and who decides; the unique resources people find in themselves and in a community. This is a powerful novel of love, redemption, and personal change by the Pulitzer Prize-winning writer about whom The Washington Post Book World said, "Quindlen knows that all the things we ever will be can be found in some forgotten fragment of family."

Details

Author(s)
Anna Quindlen
Format
Paperback | 256 pages
Dimensions
129 x 207 x 18mm | 218g
Publication date
19 Aug 2003
Publisher
Random House USA Inc
Imprint
Random House Inc
Publication City/Country
New York, United States
Language
English
Edition statement
Reprint
ISBN10
0812969812
ISBN13
9780812969818
Bestsellers rank
883,865

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