Год издания: 2005
Количество страниц: 448
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Book Description A vivid, gripping, emotional, and addictive read, Sudden Rain is also a rare and valuable time capsule: the long-lost, never-before-published manuscript of a much-loved writer embraced by critics and readers alike. Maritta Wolff first blazed into the publishing world in 1941, at the age of twenty-two, with what Sinclair Lewis called "the most important novel of the year," Whistle Stop . Five more vibrant bestsellers followed over the next two decades, but her seventh novel was kept secretly hidden -- in her refrigerator -- for the last thirty years of her life. Now, to the great fortune of readers everywhere, Sudden Rain has come out of the fridge, but it is still gloriously frozen in time, and that is part of its beauty. Set in the fall of 1972, it perfectly captures, with expansive emotion and keen observation, the domestic trends of the late '60s and early '70s, doing for the Vietnam-era middle-class what Richard...