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Ellen In Pieces

A novel by

Ellen McGinty: sexy, impulsive, loud-mouthed, chock full of regrets. In middle age she sells the house she raised her daughters in, slips off the shell of her old life, and steps out for a first, tentative foray into real contentment - directly into the path of a man twenty years her junior. Her story explodes into multiple points of view. Through the eyes of her lover, Matt, her ex-husband, Larry, her two daughters (one a former addict), her grandson, and her friends, we watch Ellen negotiate her tumultuous life as the pieces of who she is finally come together. In its entirety, Ellen in Pieces explores love in its varied forms, the nature of regret (and the possibility of recovery from it), and that greatest human test, mortality.

Exquisitely written, absorbing and intelligent, this new novel by Caroline Adderson shows her at the top of her form. Ellen in Pieces is a deeply affecting story, an emotional mirror for all our lives.

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Paperback Editions

March 2015 : Canada Paperback
thumbTitle: Ellen In Pieces
Author(s): Caroline Adderson
ISBN: 1-4434-2679-2 / 978-1-4434-2679-4 (Canada edition)
Publisher: Harper Perennial
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   

August 2014 : Canada Paperback
thumbTitle: Ellen In Pieces
Author(s): Caroline Adderson
ISBN: 1-4434-2678-4 / 978-1-4434-2678-7 (Canada edition)
Publisher: Patrick Crean Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   

Kindle Editions

August 2014 : Canada Kindle edition
thumbTitle: Ellen In Pieces: A Novel
Author(s): Caroline Adderson
Publisher: Patrick Crean Editions
Availability: Amazon CA   

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