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An available man : a novel / Hilma Wolitzer.

Wolitzer, Hilma. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780345527547 (hbk. : acid-free paper)
  • ISBN: 0345527542 (hbk. : acid-free paper)
  • Physical Description: 285 p. ; 22 cm.
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, c2012.

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Summary, etc.: When Edward Schuyler, a modest and bookish sixty-two-year-old science teacher, is widowed, he finds himself ambushed by female attention. There are plenty of unattached women around, but a healthy, handsome, available man is a rare and desirable creature. Edward receives phone calls from widows seeking love, or at least lunch, while well-meaning friends try to set him up at dinner parties. Even an attractive married neighbor offers herself to him. The problem is that Edward doesn't feel available. He's still mourning his beloved wife, Bee, and prefers solitude and the familiar routine of work, gardening, and bird-watching. But then his stepchildren surprise him by placing a personal ad in The New York Review of Books on his behalf."--Provided by publisher. flood in, and Edward is torn between his loyalty to Bee's

Available copies

  • 24 copies at Merrimack Valley Library Consortium. (Show)
  • 1 copy at Hamilton-Wenham Public Library.

Current holds

0 current holds with 24 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Collection Status Due Date
Hamilton-Wenham Public Library Fic. WOLITZER (Text) Fiction Available -
Subject: Widowers > Fiction.
Older people > Fiction.
Genre: Love stories.

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