Shelfari edited the settings of The Love of My Youth Friday, May 27, 2011.
Shelfari edited the characters of The Love of My Youth Friday, May 27, 2011.
Ladyslott edited the series & lists of The Love of My Youth Friday, May 6, 2011.
Libeary Mery edited the first edition of The Love of My Youth Thursday, March 10, 2011.
Cora R approved Christina F’s request to change the title of The Love of My Youth Wednesday, February 9, 2011.
Christina F changed the title of The Love of My Youth Monday, February 7, 2011.
Shelfari edited the description of The Love of My Youth Monday, February 7, 2011.
From one of our most beloved writers: a beautifully choreographed novel about first lovers meeting again after more than thirty years, walking the streets of Rome and reimmersing themselves in their lost past. Miranda and Adam, high-school sweethearts now in their late fifties, arrive by chance at the same time in Rome, where they once spent a summer deeply in love, blissfully living together. At an awkward reunion, the two—who parted in an atmosphere of passionate betrayal in the 1960s and haven’t seen each other since—are surprised to discover that they may still have something to talk about; they decide that, for these few weeks, they will take daily walks together. As they experience Rome—the pleasures of eye and palate, and the daily drama of the streets—they review their lives (married to others, and with grown children) and gradually explore not just what matters to them now, but what happened to them long ago. Miranda and Adam are masterfully portrayed characters, intent on understanding who they are in relation to who they were. Theirs is a rich and wise story of forgiveness and reckoning that will delight Mary Gordon’s readers.
Ross approved Janey’s request to change the contributors of The Love of My Youth Thursday, December 9, 2010.
Janey edited the contributors of The Love of My Youth Saturday, December 4, 2010.
Shelfari edited the subjects of The Love of My Youth Saturday, December 4, 2010.