Ordinary People

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Ordinary People

Format:  Paperback,

263 pages

Publisher: Penguin Group USA

Publish Date: Jan 1993

ISBN-13: 9780140065176

ISBN-10: 0140065172

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The Novel that Inspired Robert Redford's Oscar Winning Film starring Donald Sutherland and Mary Tyler Moore
In Ordinary People, Judith Guest's remarkable first novel, the Jarrets are a typical American family. Calvin is a determined, successful provider and Beth an organized, efficient wife. They had two sons, Conrad and Buck, but now they have one. In this memorable, moving novel, Judith Guest takes the reader into their lives to share their misunderstandings, pain...and ultimate healing.
Judith Guest is the author of six novels, including Ordinary People, Errands, and the Tarnished Eye.

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Publisher: Penguin Group USA
Publish Date: Jan 1993
ISBN-13: 9780140065176
ISBN-10: 0140065172
Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 263
Shipping Weight (in pounds): 0.4
Product in Inches (L x W x H): 5.0 x 7.75 x 0.5

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Biography of Guest, Judith

Judith Guest was born in Detroit in 1936. She earned a degree in Education from the University of Michigan. She has been a schoolteacher in Detroit. With no formal training in fiction writing, novelist Judith Guest began to write fiction and poetry when her youngest son started school. Her highly acclaimed first novel, Ordinary People, was published in 1976 and has since been published in 13 languages. It was made into a film, directed by Robert Redford, which received the Academy Award for best picture in 1980. Guest's subsequent works include Second Heaven (1982), Killing Time in St. Cloud (1988), and Errands (1997).

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The Novel that Inspired Robert Redford’s Oscar Winning Film starring Donald Sutherland and Mary Tyler Moore

In Ordinary People, Judith Guest’s remarkable first novel, the Jarrets are a typical American family. Calvin is a determined, successful provider and Beth an organized, efficient wife. They had two sons, Conrad and Buck, but now they have one. In this memorable, moving novel, Judith Guest takes the reader into their lives to share their misunderstandings, pain... and ultimate healing.

Judith Guest is the author of six novels, includingOrdinary People, Errands, and theTarnished Eye.

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