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Gone So Long

(2018)
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Andre Dubus III's first novel in a decade is a masterpiece of thrilling tension and heartrending empathy. Few writers can enter their characters so completely or evoke their lives as viscerally as Andre Dubus III. In this deeply compelling new novel, a father, estranged for the worst of reasons, is driven to seek out the daughter he has not seen in decades.

Daniel Ahearn lives a quiet, solitary existence in a seaside New England town. Forty years ago, following a shocking act of impulsive violence on his part, his daughter, Susan, was ripped from his arms by police.

Now in her 40s, Susan still suffers from the trauma of a night she doesn't remember, as she struggles to feel settled, to love a man, and create something that lasts. Lois, her maternal grandmother who raised her, tries to find peace in her antique shop in a quaint Florida town but cannot escape her own anger, bitterness, and fear.

Cathartic, affirming, and steeped in the empathy and precise observations of character for which Dubus is celebrated, Gone so Long explores how the wounds of the past afflict the people we become and probes the limits of recovery and absolution.

Genre: Literary Fiction

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October 2018 : USA Hardback
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Title: Gone So Long: A Novel
Author(s): Andre Dubus III
ISBN: 0-393-24410-5 / 978-0-393-24410-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
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October 2018 : USA Library Binding
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Title: Gone So Long (Thorndike Press Large Print Basic)
Author(s): Andre III Dubus
ISBN: 1-4328-5758-4 / 978-1-4328-5758-5 (USA edition)
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Title: Gone So Long: A Novel
Author(s): Andre Dubus III
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Title: Gone So Long: A Novel
Author(s): Andre Dubus III
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
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