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User Review  - EllenMeeropol - LibraryThing

When retired librarian Percy Darling allows his barn to become a preschool to help his older daughter, his solitary life is transformed and the ripples affect his entire family and community. After ... Read full review

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User Review  - pollgott - LibraryThing

Julia Glass’s fourth novel is a charming, richly plotted book that chronicles the lives of 70-year-old Percy Darling and his daughters Clover and Trudy, along with their extended family and friends ... Read full review

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User Review  - annith - LibraryThing

Julia Glass’s fourth novel is a charming, richly plotted book that chronicles the lives of 70-year-old Percy Darling and his daughters Clover and Trudy, along with their extended family and friends ... Read full review

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User Review  - LivelyLady - LibraryThing

A delightful story of the ups and downs of family and extended family. The center of this family is Percy Darling, the 70 year old widower and father of Clover and Trudy, and grandfather of three ... Read full review

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User Review  - twopairsofglasses - LibraryThing

I love this book! Captures so many things about how we live now -- changes in our towns, the choices and difficulties still confronting gay Americans, children who grow up and those who don't. A truly wise and entertaining book from Julia Glass. Read full review

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User Review  - pdplish - LibraryThing

What a great book! One of those you truly hate to end or you wish there was a short sequel (epilogue?) I just got so attached to everyone in the book. Each character so fully drawn that you really ... Read full review

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User Review  - suetu - LibraryThing

While former National Book Award winner Julia Glass’s latest most certainly is The Widower’s Tale, it might more accurately be described as the widower’s community. Septuagenarian Percy Darling is at ... Read full review

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User Review  - bachaney - LibraryThing

"The Widower's Tale" follows a year in the life of Percy Darling, a 70 year old widow who lives in Matlock, a town in suburban Boston. Percy has been a widow for most of his adult life, after his wife ... Read full review


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