Author: Beattie, Ann
Publication:New York : Random House, 1989
Edition: Book Club
Condition: Used: Very Good
Description: edge wear to dust jacket; Picturing Will, the widely acclaimed novel by Ann Beattie, unravels the complexities of a postmodern family. There's Will, a curious five-year-old who listens to the heartbeat of a plant through his toy stethoscope; Jody, his mother, a photographer poised on the threshold of celebrity; Mel, Jody's perfect ? perhaps too perfect ? lover; and Wayne, the rather who left Will without warning and now sees his infrequent visits as a crimp in his bedhopping. Beattie shows us how these lives intersect, attract, and repel one another with dazzling shifts and moments of heartbreaking directness.
Subject: General Fiction
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