After Losing Everything, A Young Boy Discovers There Are Still Reasons For Hope In This Luminous, Life Affirming Novel, Perfect For Fans Of Celeste Ng And Ann Patchett In The Face Of Tragedy, What Does It Take To Find Joy One Summer Morning, Twelve Year Old Edward Adler, His Beloved Older Brother, His Parents, And Other Passengers Board A Flight In Newark Headed For Los Angeles Among Them Is A Wall Street Wunderkind, A Young Woman Coming To Terms With An Unexpected Pregnancy, An Injured Vet Returning From Afghanistan, A Septuagenarian Business Tycoon, And A Free Spirited Woman Running Away From Her Controlling Husband And Then, Tragically, The Plane Crashes Edward Is The Sole SurvivorEdward S Story Captures The Attention Of The Nation, But He Struggles To Find A Place For Himself In A World Without His Family He Continues To Feel That A Piece Of Him Has Been Left In The Sky, Forever Tied To The Plane And All Of His Fellow Passengers But Then He Makes An Unexpected Discovery One That Will Lead Him To The Answers Of Some Of Life S Most Profound Questions When You Ve Lost Everything, How Do Find Yourself How Do You Discover Your Purpose What Does It Mean Not Just To Survive, But To Truly Live Dear Edward Is At Once A Transcendent Coming Of Age Story, A Multidimensional Portrait Of An Unforgettable Cast Of Characters, And A Breathtaking Illustration Of All The Ways A Broken Heart Learns To Love Again
Ann Napolitano s new novel, Dear Edward, will be published by Dial Press in January 2020 She is the author of the novels A Good Hard Look and Within Arm s Reach She is also the Associate Editor of One Story literary magazine She received an MFA from New York University she has taught fiction writing for Brooklyn College s MFA program, New York University s School of Continuing and Professional Studies and for Gotham Writers Workshop.Dear Edward will be published by Dial Press in the United States, and by Viking Penguin in the United Kingdom The novel currently has fourteen international publishers.Ann lives in Brooklyn with her husband and two children.
- 352 pages
- Dear Edward
- Ann Napolitano
- 18 November 2018 Ann Napolitano