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Duet for Three

(1985)
A novel by

 
Elderly, fat, rebellious and rambunctious Aggie lives side by side with her aging daughter, June, in an uneasy, sometimes hostile relationship. As June contemplates moving Aggie into a nursing home and Aggie struggles to retain her wit and her wits, they await the decisive arrival of Aggies much-loved granddaughter, Junes daughter, Frances. Duet for Three displays Joan Barfoots usual technical mastery and compassionate insight into her characters lives, while offering a sensitive look at aging and the complex tensions and bonds among three generations of women.

    

"In Duet for Three, Joan Barfoot's charting of family life is unsparing, painful, witty, and surprising. The cumulative effect is remarkably powerful." - Alice Munro



Hardback Editions

December 1986 : USA Hardback
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Title: Duet for Three
Author(s): Joan Barfoot
ISBN: 0-8253-0393-1 / 978-0-8253-0393-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Beaufort Books
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1985 : UK Hardback
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Title: Duet for Three
Author(s): Joan Barfoot
ISBN: 0-7043-2872-0 / 978-0-7043-2872-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: The Women's Press Ltd
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1985 : Canada Hardback
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Title: Duet for three: A novel
Author(s): Joan Barfoot
ISBN: 0-7715-9680-4 / 978-0-7715-9680-3 (Canada edition)
Publisher: MacMillan
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Paperback Editions

January 2003 : Canada Paperback
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Title: Duet For Three
Author(s): Joan Barfoot
ISBN: 0-88619-416-4 / 978-0-88619-416-1 (Canada edition)
Publisher: Key Porter Books
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December 1987 : USA Paperback
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Title: Duet for Three
Author(s): Joan Barfoot
ISBN: 0-380-70375-0 / 978-0-380-70375-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Avon Books, Inc.
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June 1987 : UK Paperback
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Title: Duet for Three
Author(s): Joan Barfoot
ISBN: 0-14-009387-7 / 978-0-14-009387-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin USA (Paper)
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January 1986 : UK Paperback
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Title: Duet for Three
Author(s): Joan Barfoot
ISBN: 0-7043-3981-1 / 978-0-7043-3981-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: The Women's Press Ltd
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Kindle Editions

May 2013 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Duet for Three
Author(s): Joan Barfoot
Publisher: Cormorant Books
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