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Lear's shadow

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[Toronto, Ontario] : Penguin, 2018.  |  

During a Montreal summer, Bea Rose is about to turn forty, and she has just lost her lover and her business, so she jumps at the chance to be involved in a production of King Lear. Bea unintentionally sparks the attentions of the aging star of the play and alienates the stage director, who is his ex-wife. Meanwhile Bea's father begins behaving erratically and becomes forgetful, and her younger sister Cara reveals that her marriage and business are faltering. The sisters share for the caring of their father, but he deteriorates beyond their control.

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Rittenhouse FIC Rothm Adult Fiction Available -

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  • 2 copies at Libraries in Niagara Cooperative. (Show)
  • 1 copy at Lincoln Public Libraries.

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Related Subjects

Middle-aged women > Family relationships
Sisters > Family relationships
Parent and adult child
Actors > Québec (Province)
Aging parents > Care
Plays > Production and direction
Marital conflict
Montréal (Québec)


Domestic fiction.

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