The Doctor's House
By (author) Ann Beattie
Normal Price: $24.99
Your Price: $22.49 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $2.50! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $1.12 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply
Doctor's House by Ann Beattie
Book DescriptionTHE DOCTOR'S HOUSE opens with a woman exploring her own brother's sexual appetites, uncovering his myriad betrayals of his wives and lovers, and of her. Nina, a reclusive copy editor, should have better things to do than track her brother's escapades, but since her husband's death she has become solitary and defensive, and just as obsessive as Andrew. As the novel unfolds, the story of Nina and Andrew is retold by their mother, who at once illuminates and undermines her daughter's account. Finally, the brother speaks for himself, and the deeper Beattie takes us into Andrew's mind, the more his perspective suggests that Nina might be both less innocent and less detached than she maintains. In the guise of exploring their memories of the past, Nina and her mother repress them.
Buy Doctor's House book by Ann Beattie from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780743235013
(203mm x 133mm x 16mm)
Imprint: Simon & Schuster International
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Ltd
Publish Date: 22-Apr-2003
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Ann Beattie
Carver Country, Hardback (July 2013)
A poignant portrait of the landscapes and people that would greatly influence Raymond Carver's writing.
Walks with Men, Paperback / softback (July 2010)
A knockout new novella that perfectly captures a time and a place--New York in the '80s--from iconic American writer Beattie.
Follies New Stories, Paperback (September 2006)» View all books by Ann Beattie
From the author of "Park City" comes a superb novella and a collection of brilliant stories about adult children, aging parents and the chance encounters that alter lives.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Doctor's House book by Ann Beattie and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - Ann Beattie
Ann Beattie has published six previous collections of stories such as PERFECT RECALL and six novels including LOVE ALWAYS (Penguin) and FALLING IN PLACE (Penguin). She and her husband, Lincoln Perry, live in Maine and Key West, Florida.
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-5pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2017. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.