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Cadence of Grass, the (2002) [Novel]
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Summary (From the publisher):

The Whitelaw patriarch, Sunny Jim, exerts his perverse control even in death, by means of a will that binds the family fortune to a marriage that ought to be rent asunder. The charms of this particular son-in-law, lately released from prison, are potent, especially as regards his estranged wife.

Original title: The Cadence of Grass
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionGeneral FictionTies That Bind

Edition #1: Cadence of Grass, the

Cadence of Grass, the (2002)
Edition Details:

Language: English

  • "Novelist and essay-writer McGuane assembles a large cast for a small but satisfying story...These awfully stretched story lines wander perilously close to Florida baroque, but McGuane always knows when to back off...Exhilarating: like a good run in bad weather." Kirkus Reviews
  • "On the surface, McGuane's prose is all moral unflappability, but underneath there's clearly a nostalgia for a less self-indulgent culture, one in which people kept to their (preferably stoic) codes." Publishers Weekly
  • "Peopled with quirky, humorous, and sometimes downright dangerous characters, this novel is absorbing, meaningful, and brilliantly written." Library Journal
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Cadence of Grass, the (2002)

Format: Hardcover
Place of publication: New York
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 9780679446743
Dimensions: 6 x 8.46 x 1.07
Pages: 237

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