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The peacock feast / Lisa Gornick.

Gornick, Lisa, 1956- author. (Author).
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  • 1 of 1 copy available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
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Thief River Falls Public Library GOR (Text) 35500006139602 Main Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780374230548
  • ISBN: 0374230544
  • Physical Description: viii, 287 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Sarah Crichton Books/Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2019.

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.: "Louisa Meets Bear, SCB/FSG, 2015."-- Provided by publisher.
"A novel telling the dramatic, multigenerational story of the O'Connor family. When Prudence receives an unexpected visit from Grace, the granddaughter of Prudence's long estranged and now deceased brother, the two begin to unravel the stories of their connected lives."-- Provided by publisher.

  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2018 December #1
    Although Prudence O'Connor lived in Louis C. Tiffany's Long Island mansion for a brief time as a young child, the events she witnessed one fateful afternoon would influence and, perhaps, sabotage everything she endured during her astonishing 101-year lifetime. The children of one of Tiffany's maids and gardeners, Prudence and her brother, Randall, were relocated to Tiffany's Manhattan mansion after Tiffany precipitously demolished the breakwater in front of his Oyster Bay estate. The mystery that shrouded their banishment may be solved when Prudence receives a visit from a heretofore-unknown grandniece in the final months of her life. Grace is the granddaughter of Prudence's brother, who fled to San Francisco as a teenager to escape their father's drunken rages. Now, with the living embodiment of past generations sitting before her, Prudence begins to fill in the gaps in her history, from Manhattan society to Paris caf├ęs to California's hippie communes. Delicately weaving Grace's present with Prudence's past, acclaimed novelist Gornick (Louisa Meets Bear, 2015) spins an appealing and enthralling family saga centered on notions of regret, remorse, and recrimination. Copyright 2018 Booklist Reviews.

Author Notes

Lisa Gornick is the author of Louisa Meets Bear, Tinderbox, and A Private Sorcery. Her stories and essays have appeared widely, including in The New York Times, Prairie Schooner, Real Simple, Salon, Slate, and The Sun. She holds a BA from Princeton and a PhD in clinical psychology from Yale, and is on the faculty of the Columbia University Center for Psychoanalytic Training and Research. A long-time New Yorker, she lives in Manhattan with her family.

Subject: Tiffany, Louis Comfort, 1848-1933 > Fiction.
Families > Fiction.
Artists > Fiction.
United States > 20th century > Fiction.
Domestic fiction.

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