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Memories of a Marriage

Louis Begley

Memories of a Marriage

by Louis Begley

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  • 12 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Marriage,
  • Autobiographical memory,
  • Nineteen fifties,
  • Fiction

  • About the Edition

    Reconnecting with a vibrant woman from his past, Philip is shocked to learn that her seemingly charmed marriage ended in divorce and tragedy and that the woman regarded her ex as a monster, a revelation that compels him to investigate the truth.

    Edition Notes

    StatementLouis Begley
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3552.E373 M46 2013
    The Physical Object
    Pagination188 pages
    Number of Pages188
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27148136M
    ISBN 100385537468
    ISBN 109780385537469
    LC Control Number2012043331
    OCLC/WorldCa813934795

      What's the book about? Faye Dobson has lost her sparkle. Living on film star fantasies and vague memories of a marriage that once was, she can’t help feeling that life is This was such a fun book to read, it actually made me laugh out loud in places, there is some hilarious moments in this romp of a book/5(). ThriftBooks sells millions of used books at the lowest everyday prices. We personally assess every book's quality and offer rare, out-of-print treasures. We deliver the joy of reading in % recyclable packaging with free standard shipping on US orders over $

      So, like the fish tale that grows with each telling, our memories mutate and take on more emotional charge each time we recall them. In his book, Proust Was a Neuroscientist, Jonah Lehrer writes: Our memories are not like are fiction.. So, the more depressed I got, the darker my memories became. My mom is awesome. She's really young. My mom is 40, and she raised me listening to Nirvana and Courtney Love and Coldplay, Gin Blossoms, The Cranberries, and stuff. Like, my early, early memories are of being a little kid running around in floral skirts and Doc Martens when I was, like, three.

      Victor is forced to realize his memories of their marriage may be inaccurate, right as he is finally coming to terms with Sara's death. Enlarge this image Rosecrans Baldwin is the co-founder of. Time passed, and there were wonderful memories and our first two beautiful children were born but our marriage was empty. Our symbolic tree was very, very sick. We believed — like so many other people — that if we were going to call it quits, it would be better to make a .


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About Memories of a Marriage. By the author of the beloved Schmidt series, Memories of a Marriage is a penetrating look at class and privilege, shifting from Paris to Manhattan, Long Island to Newport. Mourning his wife and daughter, and on the edge of old age, Philip reencounters an astonishing woman from his past: Lucy De Bourgh, an heiress who was once a passionate debutante and the.

Memories of a Marriage, a novel by Louis Begley, is not the narrator’s memoir of his marriage to Bella, a wonderful French woman he lost too early to cancer, but the narrator’s reconstruction of another marriage, one between Lucy and Tom, that ended badly despite the fact that Lucy was an heiress with an ample trust fund and her status /5.

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He finds value in the memories we make in marriage and I would have to agree with him. The memories we make together fills our heart with thankfulness for.

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