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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The one note of grace in this plodding book is its relentless honesty about adults coping with aging and sick parents. The writing, though, has nothing to recommend it. 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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