At Paradise Gate

A Novel

Smiley, Jane

Book - 1998
Average Rating: 3 stars out of 5.
At Paradise Gate
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In this brilliant novel, Pulitzer Prize-winning and bestselling author Jane Smiley delves into the domestic drama of the Robison family. While seventy-seven-year-old Ike Robison is dying in his bedroom upstairs, his wife defends the citadel of their marriage against an ill-considered, albeit loving, invasion by their three middle-aged daughters and their twenty-three-year-old granddaughter. Amply fulfilling the expectations raised by Smiley's other celebrated works, At Paradise Gate is a compelling, gracefully wrought portrait of intergenerational strife and family survival.

Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 1998, c1981
Edition: 1st Scribner Paperback Fiction ed
ISBN: 0684852233
0671425986
Branch Call Number: FICTION SMILEY
Characteristics: 224 p. ;,21 cm

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