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So long at the fair a novel by Anthony Thorne

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Published by Random House in New York .
Written in English


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Statementby Anthony Thorne.
The Physical Object
Pagination6 p. 1., 3-212 p.
Number of Pages212
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14670087M

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So Long at the Fair. The summer fairgrounds provide a temporary refuge for eighteen-year-old Joel as he struggles to deal with his memories of Ashley, the friend he loved and expected to have as a part of his life always/5.   The main story in So Long at the Fair takes place over the course of one Saturday in the lives of Jon and Ginny, a married couple who had been high school sweethearts. Their relationship has stagnated and Jon is having an affair with a co-worker, which has progressed to the point where Jon must make his choice between the two women/5.   So Long at the Fair is a thriller and a mystery as well as character-driven literary fiction." —Los Angeles Times"Christina Schwarz's multilayered storytelling makes this novel spellbinding." —People“Schwarz has a gift for telling a suspenseful tale. Both the fate of the marriage in peril and the unfolding of the decades-old drama drive the reader forwardBrand: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group. So Long at the Fair: The Reverend Bernard Paltoquet Mystery Series, Book 5 Audible Audiobook – Unabridged Pat Herbert (Author), Karl R. Hart (Narrator), New Publications (Publisher) & 0 more/5(3).

So Long At The Fair. Growing up in a small Wiltshire village, Abbie Morris knows what lies ahead of her - a life of drudgery as a menial servant, like that of her sisters. But everything changes when Abbie is twelve and their emotional, spirited mother casts /5.   These are the delicious questions posed by Christina Schwarz (Drowning Ruth) in her wonderfully moody new novel, So Long at the Fair. So Long at the Fair drifts back and forth between a hot day in July during which Jon must decide whether to end his marriage, and the night in in which similarly irrevocable choices were made. So Long at the Fair stampedes forward with elegant writing and a swift and noisy plot that held me in its thrall from the first page until the last. Anyone who has ever had a relationship, or is even thinking about having one, should read this book." - Betsy Carter, author of Swim to Me. "So Long at the Fair is both compelling and intimate. Christina Schwarz dives deeply into the . Fans of Schwarz’s Oprah Book Club selection Drowning Ruth are likely to be disappointed by this convoluted novel about loyalty, love and obsession. So Long at the Fair Christina Schwarz.

  In “So Long at the Fair,” the tussle between happiness and goodness — defined by slippery people like Kaiser quite simply as passion versus fidelity — moves through the lives of two generations of. OCLC Number: Notes: Poems. Description: 63 pages ; 21 cm: Contents: A note to God concerning a point from an earlier communication --Weatherman --Think also of horseshoes --The caterpillar --So long at the fair --In the beginning --Who the hell is ringing the doorbell --On my 35th birthday --And when in scenes of glory --Euglena --On the esplanade-canal --Taxi drivers .   So Long at the Fair A Novel By Christina Schwarz Doubleday, Publisher ISBN: I originally was interested in reading this book because of the title and the location. I was born and raised in North Eastern Ohio in so the life that the main characters of this book lived is very much like my memories of growing up/5(5). So Long at the Fair by Christina Schwarz It’s pretty hard to write freshly about extramarital affairs Tolstoy and Flaubert did it rather well, after all and still more difficult to be honest and accurate about how a marriage feels from the inside (if you’ve never been married, you don’t know; if you are married, it feels disloyal).