By Irwin Shaw
An act of infidelity tears aside the contributors of a Depression-era familyFriends continually envied the Crown marriage, yet for Lucy, whatever used to be lacking. in the course of a family members journey to Vermont in the summertime of 1937, her husband, Oliver, is termed away. while Lucy falls into an affair with a more youthful guy, her son, Tony, walks in on them. The betrayal rips aside the family members, finally estranging Lucy from her son. two decades later, the 2 run into one another at a bar in Paris, and Lucy realizes that she could have came across her most sensible probability at absolution. This e-book positive factors an illustrated biography of Irwin Shaw together with infrequent photographs and never-before-seen records from the author's property.
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Lucy Crown: A Novel by Irwin Shaw