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The Distinguished Guest

by Sue Miller

  • 262 Want to read
  • 16 Currently reading

Published by Harper Perennial .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages272
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7284966M
ISBN 100060930004
ISBN 109780060930004
OCLC/WorldCa41138567

Bringing comical flair and age-old bookbinding techniques together, Sloane Stationery crafts exquisite stationery goods and writing utensils, designed to spark creativity. As The Distinguished Guest opens, eighty-five-year-old Lily Roberts Maynard is coming to stay with her grown son Alan and his French-born wife, Gaby, in their New England home for an indefinite.

The perfect hostess gift - our Guest Books are made from luxurious cream paper with gilt edges, covered in lizard embossed card. £ Country House - Guest Book. £ Distinguished Guest - Guest Book. £ Drop Anchor - Guest Book. £ LOVE - Guest Book. About The Distinguished Guest. At the age of seventy-two, Lily Roberts became a national celebrity on writing her first book - a spiritual memoir. But her new-found fame was not well received by her son Alan and wayward daughter Clary, both profoundly disturbed by Lily's intimate revelations about her married life.

Guest book DISTINGUISHED GUEST. Quantity-+ regular price € Add to cart. Delivery and returns. Hard cover guestbook of SLOANE STATIONERY brand. Ideal gift for your host! Each item is handcrafted in England by a classically trained craftsman. Hard cover, lizard texture, navy blue.   Lily is the “distinguished” guest of the title, having achieved widespread acclaim with the publication of her memoir at the age of seventy-two. The New York Times Book Review. C, May 7.


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THE DISTINGUISHED GUEST kept me reading. The age old tug between generations and sometimes begrudging approval illuminates the story. Lily, 72 and author of a /5(). Profound and moving, The Distinguished Guest reveals a family trying to understand the meaning of its life together, while confronting inevitable loss and the vision of an immeasurably altered future.

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The Distinguished Guest chronicles the visit of an ailing woman to her son and his family. Lily Maynard is proud, chilly, difficult, and famous for writing, at age seventy-two, a memoir about the dissolution of her marriage years earlier and the spiritual and political crises that precipitated that rift.4/5(37).

An intelligent, moving distillation of the lingering estrangements &#; and old wounds &#; that fester in families as the time runs out for forgiveness. Well-known writer Lily, now in her 80s and suffering from Parkinson's disease, moves in temporarily with her only son, Alan, and his wife while she awaits an opening in a nursing home.

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The book has a lot of useful observations about that issue that will be especially informative to those who missed the civil rights struggles of the s and s/5(23).Korean Literature to be "distinguished guest" at Paris Book Fair with Han Kang, Kim Young-ha, and Hwang Sok-yong, among others .