See Now Then

See Now Then

Large Print - 2013 | Center Point Large Print edition
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In a haunting novel about marriage and family, a mother and father and their two children, living in a small village in New England, move, in their own minds, between the present, the past and the future.
Publisher: Thorndike, Maine : Center Point Large Print, 2013
Edition: Center Point Large Print edition
ISBN: 9781611737332
1611737338
Branch Call Number: x Large Print Coll
Characteristics: 223 pages (large print) ; 22 cm
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“Oh what a morning it was, that first morning of Mrs. Sweet awaking before the baby Heracles with his angry cries, declaring his hunger, the discomfort of his wet diaper, the very aggravation of being new and in the world; the rays of sun were falling on the just and unjust, the beautiful and the... Read More »


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Mardian Aug 27, 2015

Wow!
Ms. Kincaid, I loved (note the tense) your books; this one is clearly coming too close to the bone for you. Even the names of the characters is woebegone. You have probably never been described as "sweet" this lifetime, and the creation of two truly MYTHICAL (Greek, no less) children is just the cream of the jest. Unfortunately, the joke goes stale very quickly. Suggestion: read Nora Ephron for an entertaining look at a marriage gone bad, and she is readable, thank God.

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pdxred360
Feb 27, 2015

Not her best work and rather tedious to get through. Kincaid's "Mr. Potter", "A Small Place", and "Annie John" are much better.

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