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ISBN-10: 1565118898

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The New York Times–bestselling novel by way of the significantly acclaimed writer of Native Speaker and A Gesture Life.

At fifty nine, Jerry conflict is coasting via existence. His favourite hobby is flying his small airplane excessive above manhattan. Aloft, he can break out from the worries that plague his relations, buddies, and family at the floor. yet he cannot remain within the air endlessly. simply months sooner than his sixtieth birthday, a fruits of kinfolk crises ultimately pull Jerry down from his emotionally far away course.

Jerry learns that his family's balance is in jeopardy. His father, Hank, is turning out to be more and more unsatisfied in his assisted dwelling facility. His son, Jack, has taken over the kin landscaping enterprise yet is working it into chapter 11. His daughter, Theresa, has develop into pregnant and has been clinically determined with melanoma. His longtime female friend, Rita, who helped bring up his kids, has now moved in with one other guy. And Jerry nonetheless has unanswered questions that he needs to face in regards to the situations surrounding the dying of his overdue wife.

because the day his spouse died, Jerry has became fending off clash into an artwork form-the ideal expression being his solitary flights from which he can glance down on a global that looks serene and unscathed. From his cozy distance, he cannot see the messy info, not to mention start to confront them. yet Jerry is studying that during keeping off clash, he's additionally heading off touch with the folks he loves most.

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