The outer cape: a novel
“The Outer Cape is a wonderful book from a remarkably talented author...” —NPR.org
An Amazon Editor's Pick Robert and Irene Kelly were a golden couple of the late ‘70s—she an artist, he a businessman, each possessed by dynamism and vibrancy. But with two young boys to care for, Irene finds herself confined by the very things she’d dreamed of having. And Robert, pressured by Irene’s demands and haunted by the possibility of failure, risks the family business to pursue a fail-safe real estate opportunity.
Twenty years later, their now-grown sons, Nathan and Andrew, are drawn back to confront a fateful diagnosis. As they revisit the Cape Cod of their childhood, the ghosts of the past threaten to upend the tenuous peace of the present.
In The Outer Cape, Patrick Dacey delivers a story of four people grappling with the shadow of infinite possibility, a book in which chasing the American dream and struggling to survive are one and the same.
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|Grouping Author||dacey patrick|
|Last Grouping Update||2018-08-14 04:50:33AM|
|Last Indexed||2018-09-22 05:01:13AM|
|detailed_location_arlington||Central Adult Fiction, Westover Adult Fiction|
|display_description||"Centered around a family's weekend in their summer cottage on the Northeast cape that explores four lives in crisis and reflects back at us what the American family is becoming"--|
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|owning_library_arlington||Arlington Public Library, Aurora Hills, Central, Cherrydale, Columbia Pike, Connection Crystal City, Detention Center, Glencarlyn, Local History, Plaza, Shirlington, Westover|
|record_details||ils:.b19635047|Book|Books|First edition.|English|Henry Holt and Company,|©2017.|285 pages ; 22.|
|subject_facet||American Dream -- Fiction, Cape Cod (Mass.) -- Fiction, Capes (Coasts) -- Fiction, Cottages -- Fiction, Families -- Fiction, Family crises -- Fiction, Massachusetts -- Fiction|
|title_display||The outer cape : a novel|
|title_full||The outer cape : a novel / Patrick Dacey|
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