Dad: a novel

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Knopf, May 1, 1981 - Fiction - 449 pages
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Called home by the news of his mother's heart attack, John Tremont--in his fifties--finds himself trapped in his own middle age, between his college-drop-out son's impatience to live and his father's heartbreaking weariness and inability to cope

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About the author (1981)

Wharton received a PhD in psychology from UCLA. He moved to France to make his living as a painter, then turned writer.

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