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ISBN-10: 1565118898

ISBN-13: 9781565118898

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ISBN-13: 9781587246777

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ISBN-13: 9781594480706

The New York Times–bestselling novel through the significantly acclaimed writer of Native Speaker and A Gesture Life.

At fifty nine, Jerry conflict is coasting via lifestyles. His favourite hobby is flying his small airplane excessive above big apple. Aloft, he can get away from the concerns that plague his kinfolk, friends, and household at the flooring. yet he cannot remain within the air ceaselessly. basically months ahead of his sixtieth birthday, a end result of relatives crises eventually pull Jerry down from his emotionally far away course.

Jerry learns that his family's balance is in jeopardy. His father, Hank, is transforming into more and more unsatisfied in his assisted residing facility. His son, Jack, has taken over the family members landscaping enterprise yet is operating it into chapter 11. His daughter, Theresa, has turn into pregnant and has been clinically determined with melanoma. His longtime female friend, Rita, who helped elevate his young children, has now moved in with one other guy. And Jerry nonetheless has unanswered questions that he needs to face in regards to the conditions surrounding the demise of his overdue wife.

because the day his spouse died, Jerry has grew to become fending off clash into an paintings form-the excellent expression being his solitary flights from which he can glance down on an international that looks serene and unscathed. From his cozy distance, he cannot see the messy information, not to mention start to confront them. yet Jerry is studying that during keeping off clash, he's additionally fending off touch with the folks he loves most.

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