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FREE shipping on qualifying offers. When Isabel Moore's father dies, she finds herself, at the age of thirty, suddenly freed from eleven years of uninterrupted care for a helpless man. With all the patterns of her life suddenly rendered meaningless.
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I bumped through the plot and characters in this story hoping to make some sense of it all to settle my emotional and cognitive incomprehension of the life choices of the characters, but I did not find any illumination about their motivations, or lack thereof until I read an interview given by the author in Commonweal shortly after the publication of ¨"Final Payments".
Final Payments by Mary Gordon seeks answers for living a meaningful life. Isabel Moore, Gordon's protagonist, lost her life purpose when her father died, and must reconstruct a new life without old roles, and religious formulas. Isabel Moore had been her father's caregiver for eleven years. After he dies she can finally live her own life, but she is so overwhelmed she can't move forward
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Mary Gordon is the author of eight novels, including Final Payments, Pearl, and The Love of My Youth; six works of nonfiction, including the memoirs The Shadow Man and Circling My Mother; and three collections of short fiction, including Th. ore about Mary Gordon. Category: Literary Fiction Women’s Fiction. People Who Read Final Payments Also Read. Inspired by Your Browsing History. People Who Read Final Payments Also Read
Mary Gordon is the author of six novels, including Final Payments and Pearl; two memoirs, The Shadow Man and Circling My Mother, and an earlier collection of stories, Temporary Shelter.
Mary Gordon is the author of six novels, including Final Payments and Pearl; two memoirs, The Shadow Man and Circling My Mother, and an earlier collection of stories, Temporary Shelter. She has received a Lila Wallace-Reader's Digest Writer's Award, a Guggenheim Fellowship, the 1997 O. Henry Award for Best Story, and an Academy Award for Literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, of which she is a member. She teaches at Barnard College and lives in New York City. The Company of Women.
The number "40" is written lightly in pencil on the opening inside page. Also has a minor scuff mark on the front cover. Book otherwise clean and in good condition. Grant Comes East A Novel of the Civil War by Newt Gingrich and William R. Forstchen.
Mary Catherine Gordon (born December 8, 1949) is an American writer from Queens and Valley Stream, New York. She is the McIntosh Professor of English at Barnard College. She is best known for her novels, memoirs and literary criticism. In 2008 she was named Official State Author of New York. Mary Gordon was born in Far Rockaway, New York, to Anna (Gagliano) Gordon, an Irish-Italian Catholic mother, and David Gordon, a Jewish father. Her father died in 1957 when she was young.
Perfomance and Work
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