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The Bar Harbor retirement home for famous writers (and their muses)

Terri-Lynne DeFino

The Bar Harbor retirement home for famous writers (and their muses)

a novel

by Terri-Lynne DeFino

  • 223 Want to read
  • 16 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Writers" retreats,
  • Writer"s block,
  • Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    Includes reading group guide (pages [325]-326)

    StatementTerri-Lynne DeFino
    The Physical Object
    Pagination326 pages
    Number of Pages326
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26964072M
    ISBN 100062742671
    ISBN 109780062742674
    LC Control Number2017032680
    OCLC/WorldCa1030236190

    There was a plethora of food in the novel. She has edited more than 20 books for national small publishers in various genres. Only now, at the end of his life, does he comprehend the price of appeasing every desire, and the consequences of forsaking love to pursue greatness. His inspiration is Cecibel, an orderly at the home who has secrets from her past.

    But now he's come to the Bar Harbor Home for the Elderly to spend the remainder of his days among kindred spirits: the publishing industry's nearly gone but never forgotten greats. As the words flow from him, weaving a tale taken up by the other residents of the Pen, Cecibel is reawakened to the idea of love and forgiveness. Cook minutes or until tender when pierced with a fork. July 3, I love books about books. Too, I expected a very different novel than the one I got, and the letdown resulting from my high hopes crashing to the ground may very well have amplified my level of disappointment in Bar Harbor Retirement Home. But now he's come to the Bar Harbor Home for the Elderly to spend the remainder of his days among kindred spirits: the publishing industry's nearly gone but never forgotten greats.

    Then, I checked my notes. A terrible accident destroyed her face and her sister in a split-second decision that Cecibel can never forgive, though she has tried to forget. How can we dress it up? Being Italian I also enjoyed many of the ethnic references. His golden monster.


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The Bar Harbor retirement home for famous writers (and their muses) by Terri-Lynne DeFino Download PDF Ebook

Alfonse, known as a prolific scribe as well as a womanizer, is in failing health knows his days are numbered. There was a plethora of food in the novel. Drain and place in a mixing bowl. In Cecibel, Alfonse finds a muse who The Bar Harbor retirement home for famous writers book him to the passion he thought he lost.

Show more A whimsical, moving novel about a retirement home for literary legends who spar, conjure up new stories, and almost magically change the lives of the people around them.

I said earlier that this book was a joyful read, and it was. I want to be very careful about giving away anything in this tale. Alfonse Carducci was a literary giant who lived his life to excess—lovers, alcohol, parties, and literary rivalries.

What I thought: I enjoyed this book immensely. Alfonse Carducci was a literary giant who lived his life to excess—lovers, alcohol, parties, and literary rivalries. Set in the Bar Harbor Home for the Elderly, it is the story of Alfonse Carducci, a celebrated and successful writer who is at the end of his days.

Share this:. Among them are The Bar Harbor retirement home for famous writers book Bringer, a young woman who knows first-hand the cost of chasing excess. As one would expect, most of the food served in the home was bland. Synopsis A whimsical, moving novel about a retirement home for literary legends who spar, conjure up new stories, and almost magically change the lives of the people around them.

Learn about membership optionsor view our freely available titles. As the edges between story and reality blur, a world within a world is created. Unfortunately, Cornelius died at a young age away leaving his suite unoccupied for more than a decade.

Story within a story I liked the story being written in the story best! Living quietly as an orderly, refusing to risk again the cost of love, Cecibel never anticipated the impact of meeting her favorite writer, Alfonse Carducci—or the effect he would have on her existence.

She is mostly a recluse after a horrendous accident disfigures her allowing her employment to give her the chance to conceal herself from the public while she assuages her pain and guilt.

He didn't want to ruin the festivities for Raymond or Olivia or Judi. The story that Cecibel inspires Alfonse and others to write is interspersed throughout the book. Turn off the heat. Impressively well-written and believable. The book is structured as a novel in a novel.

For Alfonse has an unshakeable case of writer's block that distresses him much more than his precarious health. In Cecibel, Alfonse finds a muse who returns him to the passion he thought he lost.

Among them are Cecibel Bringer, a young woman who knows first-hand the cost of chasing excess.Get this from a library! The Bar Harbor retirement home for famous writers (and their muses): a novel.

[Terri-Lynne DeFino] -- A whimsical, moving novel about a retirement home for literary legends who spar, conjure up new stories, and almost magically change the lives of the people around them.

Alfonse Carducci was a. Morning Book Club, Thursday, February 6,am, The Ellen Aftamonow Woodmont Library, 16 Dixon Street, Milford, the book is “Island of Sea Women,” by Lisa See.

The book for March is, “Bar Harbor Retirement Home for Famous Writers and Their Muses,” by Terri-Lynn De Fino. The group meets the first Thursday monthly.

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The Bar Harbor Retirement Home for Famous Writers (And Their Muses)