Alice McDermott “Someone” @ Politics and Prose
The seventh novel from the National Book Award-winning author of Charming Billy is a moving story of an ordinary everywoman. Marie grows up in an Irish neighborhood of Brooklyn and encounters a self-described “amadan,” or fool. She suffers heartbreak, marries, has children, helps her brother cope with his loss of faith, and mourns her parents. In short, she lives a life as full and bittersweet as anyone’s. Founded by Carla Cohen and Barbara Meade in 1984, Politics & Prose Bookstore is Washington, D.C.’s premier independent bookstore and cultural hub, a gathering place for people interested in reading and discussing books.
Politics & Prose offers superior service, unusual book choices, and a haven for book lovers in the store and online. http://www.politics-prose.com/