River Of The Brokenhearted (Paperback)
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River Of The Brokenhearted (Paperback)

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Paperback 400 Pages / Published: 03/03/2005
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Janie McCleary runs one of the first movie theatres in New Brunswick. A successful woman in a world of men, she is ostracized, a victim of double-dealing and overt violence. She trusts no one outside her family. Spanning generations, River of the Brokenhearted explores the life of this formidable woman, a pioneer before the age of feminism, and her legacy as it unfolds tragically in the lives of her son and grandchildren. Written with aching compassion and masterful sophistication, River of the Brokenhearted muses on the tyranny of memory and history, and peers into the hearts of these extraordinary characters. By the author of Mercy Among the Children.

Publisher: Vintage Publishing
ISBN: 9780099466598
Number of pages: 400
Weight: 275 g
Dimensions: 198 x 130 x 26 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
"A superlative new novel by 'the greatest Canadian writer alive'" * Vancouver Sun *
"Psychologically acute" * Guardian *
"David Adams Richards' characters achieve redemption through affliction, but the reader does not feel afflicted" -- Wayne Johnston

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