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For six awful months, David Costorphine has tried to come to terms with his young wife's death as a result of leukemia. He is trying to care for his three motherless children, and cope with life. He can't return to work though, it is just too much.
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He gets an opportunity unexpectedly in New York. The journey to New York, though, proves both disastrous and yet heartening at once. David finds himself settling in comfortably with the strangers of a seaside Long Island town.

David gets a job different than what he expected while in New York as well, ands gradually begins to heal from the loss of his beloved wife.
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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   depressed Time/era of story    -   1980's-1999 Family, caring for ill    -   Yes Who is sick?    -   wife because he/she is    -   physically ill Internal struggle/realization?    -   Yes Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Coping with loss of loved one(s)    -   Yes Loss of...    -   wife/girlfriend/squeeze

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   business executive Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   8 () Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   Eastern Europe

Writing Style

Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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