Good-bye and Amen by Beth Gutcheon
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Good-bye and Amen
By Beth Gutcheon

Good-bye and Amen

A Novel Library ed [CD-Audio/MP3 Edition]

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Narrator Joyce Bean See other recent books by Joyce Bean
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Good-bye and Amen by Beth Gutcheon

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Beth Gutcheon's critically acclaimed family saga Leeway Cottage was a major achievement: a vivid and moving tale of war and marriage and their consequences that enchanted readers. Good-bye and Amen is the next chapter for the family of Leeway Cottage, the story of what happens when those most powerful people in any family drama, the parents, have left the stage. The complicated marriage of the gifted Danish pianist Laurus Moss to the provincial American child of privilege Sydney Brant was a mystery to many who knew them, including their three children. Now, Eleanor, Monica, and Jimmy Moss have to decide how to divide or share what Laurus and Sydney have left them without losing one another. Secure and cheerful Eleanor, the oldest, wants little for herself but much for her children. Monica, the least-loved middle child, brings her youthful scars to the table, as well as the baggage of a difficult marriage to the charismatic Norman, who left a brilliant legal career, though not his ambition, to become an Episcopal priest. Youngest and best-loved Jimmy, who made a train wreck of his young adulthood, has returned after a long period of alienation from the family surprisingly intact but extremely hard for his sisters to read. Having lived through childhoods both materially blessed and emotionally difficult, with a father who could seem uninvolved and a mother who loved a good family game of "let's you and him fight," the Mosses have formed strong adult bonds that none of them wants to damage. But it's difficult to divide a beloved summer house three ways and keep it too. They all know what's at stake-in a world of atomized families, a house like Leeway Cottage can be the glue that keeps generations of cousins and grandchildren deeply connected to one another. But knowing it's important doesn't make it easy.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781400139811
ISBN-10: 1400139813
Format: CD-Audio
(165mm x 172mm x 24mm)
Imprint: Tantor Media, Inc
Publisher: Tantor Media, Inc
Publish Date: 1-Nov-2008
Country of Publication: United States

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Books By Author Beth Gutcheon

Gossip by Beth Gutcheon Gossip, Paperback (June 2014)

Set in the world of fashion, from the 1950s to the present day, Gossip is a powerfully human tale of the friendship and the secrets between three women who have known each other for a lifetime

Good-Bye and Amen by Beth Gutcheon Good-Bye and Amen, Paperback / softback (August 2009)

The eagerly anticipated follow-up that concludes the story begun in the critically acclaimed "Leeway Cottage, Good-Bye and Amen" is a rich narrative of several generations of a large family and the house that binds them together--and threatens to tear them apart.

Leeway Cottage by Beth Gutcheon Leeway Cottage, Paperback / softback (May 2006)

The critically acclaimed author of "More Than You Know" returns with a powerful family drama set in a Victorian summer house in Maine.

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Author Biography - Beth Gutcheon

Beth Gutcheon is the author of the critically acclaimed novel "Leeway Cottage" and "Still Missing," which was made into the feature film "Without a Trace." Joyce Bean is an accomplished audiobook narrator and director. In addition to being an "AudioFile" Earphones Award winner, she has been nominated multiple times for a prestigious Audie Award, including for "Good-bye and Amen" by Beth Gutcheon.

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