Next Life Might Be Kinder

Next Life Might Be Kinder

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Selling his life story to a filmmaker known for the stylized violence portrayed in his work in the aftermath of his sensual wife's murder, Sam develops a cat-and-mouse relationship with the filmmaker and begins experiencing wrenching hallucinations.
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2014
ISBN: 9780547712123
Branch Call Number: NORMAN H
Norman, H
Characteristics: 255 pages ; 24 cm

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ChristchurchLib Jun 15, 2014

"Selling his life story to a violent filmmaker in the aftermath of his sensual wife's murder, Sam develops a cat-and-mouse relationship with the filmmaker and begins experiencing wrenching hallucinations. By the National Book Award-nominated author of The Bird Artist." Fiction A to Z June 2014 newsletter http://www.libraryaware.com/996/NewsletterIssues/ViewIssue/f8a47f9a-47e1-421e-89e4-590a8c0bb5d0?postId=014b3586-7c3a-45ac-a7c4-7eb5a7b93283

BCD2013 Jun 12, 2014

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Twice nominated for the National Book Award, Norman returns with a novel about a brief, intense marriage that ends in the wife’s murder. In his grief, widower Sam Lattimore begins seeing, and talking to, his wife on the beach every night. However, after he sells the movie rights to her shocking murder story, things begin to unravel very quickly.

BCD2013 Jun 12, 2014

NYPL Staff Pick
Twice nominated for the National Book Award, Norman returns with a novel about a brief, intense marriage that ends in the wife’s murder. In his grief, widower Sam Lattimore begins seeing, and talking to, his wife on the beach every night. However, after he sells the movie rights to her shocking murder story, things begin to unravel very quickly.
- Wayne Roylance

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