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Benton Co PL - Fowler F DEK (Text) 34044000942258 Adult Fiction Available -
Culver-Union Twp PL - Culver FIC DEK LIF (Text) 34304000890924 Adult - Fiction Available -
Jackson Co PL - Seymour Main Library FIC DE KRETSE (Text) 37500004499022 Fiction Available -
Jefferson Co PL - Madison Main Branch FICTION DE (Text) 39391006866774 Fiction Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781936787821
  • ISBN: 1936787822
  • Physical Description: 344 pages ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Catapult, 2018.

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First published in Australia in 2017.
Summary, etc.:
Set in Australia, France, and Sri Lanka, The Life to Come is about the stories we tell and don't tell ourselves as individuals, as societies, and as nations. Driven by a vivid cast of characters, it explores necessary emigration, the art of fiction, and ethnic and class conflict. Pippa is an Australian writer who longs for the success of her novelist teacher and eventually comes to fear that she "missed everything important." In Paris, Celeste tries to convince herself that her feelings for her married lover are reciprocated. Ash makes strategic use of his childhood in Sri Lanka, but blots out the memory of a tragedy from that time and can't commit to his trusting girlfriend, Cassie. Sri Lankan Christabel, who is generously offered a passage to Sydney by Bunty, an old acquaintance, endures her dull job and envisions a brighter future that "rose, glittered, and sank back," while she neglects the love close at hand.
Subject: Authors > Fiction.
Man-woman relationships > Fiction.
International travel > Fiction.

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