Dad: a novel

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Knopf, May 1, 1981 - Fiction - 449 pages
11 Reviews
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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User Review  - Mandy - Goodreads

John Tremont is a middle-aged artist who lives with his wife and family in France. When he gets a message from his sister Joan to say that their mother has had a heart attack he rushes back to the ... Read full review

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User Review  - Russ Woody - Goodreads

Loved this book. What a wonderful adventure. I'm, of course, so struck by stories of love between fathers and sons (my book HEROIC HEART is about that). And much of Wharton's book reminded me of my ... Read full review

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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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