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Modern lovers

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Grouping Titlemodern lovers
Grouping Authoremma straub
Grouping Categorybook
Grouping LanguageEnglish (eng)
Last Grouping Update2020-10-31 07:33:22AM
Last Indexed2020-10-31 07:46:03AM
Novelist Primary ISBN9781594634673

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display_description"From the New York Times' bestselling author of The Vacationers, a smart, highly entertaining novel about a tight-knit group of friends from college--their own kids now going to college--and what it means to finally grow up well after adulthood has set in. Friends and former college bandmates Elizabeth and Andrew and Zoe have watched one another marry, buy real estate, and start businesses and families, all while trying to hold on to the identities of their youth. But nothing ages them like having to suddenly pass the torch (of sexuality, independence, and the ineffable alchemy of cool) to their own offspring. Back in the band's heyday, Elizabeth put on a snarl over her Midwestern smile, Andrew let his unwashed hair grow past his chin, and Zoe was the lesbian all the straight women wanted to sleep with. Now nearing fifty, they all live within shouting distance in the same neighborhood deep in gentrified Brooklyn, and the trappings of the adult world seem to have arrived with ease. But the summer that their children reach maturity (and start sleeping together), the fabric of the adult lives suddenly begins to unravel, and the secrets and revelations that are finally let loose--about themselves, and about the famous fourth band member who soared and fell without them--can never be reclaimed. Straub packs wisdom and insight and humor together in a satisfying book about neighbors and nosiness, ambition and pleasure, the excitement of youth, the shock of middle age, and the fact that our passions--be they food, or friendship, or music--never go away, they just evolve and grow along with us"--
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subject_facetDomestic fiction
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Interpersonal relations -- Fiction
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title_displayModern lovers
title_fullModern Lovers
Modern lovers / Emma Straub
title_shortModern lovers
Humor (Fiction)
Interpersonal relations
Man-woman relationships
Middle-aged persons
Parent and adult child