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For all of her days, Reta Winters has enjoyed the useful monotony of happiness: a loving family, good friends, growing success as a writer of light fiction, novels 'for summertime.' This placid existence cracks open one fearful day when her beloved oldest daughter, Norah, drops out of life to sit on a gritty street corner, silent but for the sign around her neck that reads 'GOODNESS.' Reta's search for what drove her daughter to such a desperate statement turns into an unflinching and surprisingly funny meditation on where we find meaning and hope.

Warmth, passion and wisdom come together in Carol Shields' remarkably supple prose. Unless, a harrowing but ultimately consoling story of one family's anguish and healing, proves her mastery of extraordinary fictions about ordinary life.


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Publisher: HarperAudio Edition: Unabridged
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OverDrive Listen audiobook

  • ISBN: 9780060794231
  • File size: 208409 KB
  • Release date: June 6, 2006
  • Duration: 07:14:11

MP3 audiobook

  • ISBN: 9780060794231
  • File size: 208713 KB
  • Release date: June 6, 2006
  • Duration: 07:14:11
  • Number of parts: 8

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Fiction

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English

For all of her days, Reta Winters has enjoyed the useful monotony of happiness: a loving family, good friends, growing success as a writer of light fiction, novels 'for summertime.' This placid existence cracks open one fearful day when her beloved oldest daughter, Norah, drops out of life to sit on a gritty street corner, silent but for the sign around her neck that reads 'GOODNESS.' Reta's search for what drove her daughter to such a desperate statement turns into an unflinching and surprisingly funny meditation on where we find meaning and hope.

Warmth, passion and wisdom come together in Carol Shields' remarkably supple prose. Unless, a harrowing but ultimately consoling story of one family's anguish and healing, proves her mastery of extraordinary fictions about ordinary life.


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  • Details

    Publisher:
    HarperAudio
    Edition:
    Unabridged

    Awards:

    OverDrive Listen audiobook
    ISBN: 9780060794231
    File size: 208409 KB
    Release date: June 6, 2006
    Duration: 07:14:11

    MP3 audiobook
    ISBN: 9780060794231
    File size: 208713 KB
    Release date: June 6, 2006
    Duration: 07:14:11
    Number of parts: 8

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  • Formats
    OverDrive Listen audiobook
    MP3 audiobook
  • Languages
    English
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