- Author:Myla Goldberg
- Publisher:Anchor; First Edition edition (October 10, 2006)
- Pages:384 pages
- Subcategory:United States
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In a multidimensional, intricately wrought narrative, Myla Goldberg leads us back to Boston in the early part of the twentieth century and into two completely captivating worlds.
In a multidimensional, intricately wrought narrative, Myla Goldberg leads us back to Boston in the early part of the twentieth century and into two completely captivating worlds. One is that of Lydia, an Irish American shopgirl with bigger aspirations than your average young woman from South Boston. She seems to be well on her way to the life she has dreamed of when she marries Henry Wickett, a shy medical student and the scion of a Boston Brahmin family.
Myla Goldberg is the author of the bestselling Bee Season, which was named a New York Times Notable Book in 2000 and made into a film, and, most recently, of Time’s Magpie, a book of essays about Prague. Her short stories have appeared in Harper’s, McSweeney’s, and failbetter. She lives in Brooklyn, New York. Библиографические данные.
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Myla Goldberg at the 2007 Brooklyn Book Festival. Myla Goldberg (born November 19, 1971) is an American novelist and musician. In 2005 Goldberg published a second novel, Wickett's Remedy (2005), which is set during the 1918 influenza epidemic
Myla Goldberg at the 2007 Brooklyn Book Festival. In 2005 Goldberg published a second novel, Wickett's Remedy (2005), which is set during the 1918 influenza epidemic. In 2009 she said she was working on a third novel, to be titled The False Friend, due in 2010. It describes a woman whose memory is jogged, causing her to revisit a tragic event in her youth "Song for Myla Goldberg" is track six on The Decemberists' album Her Majesty The Decemberists.
Acclaim for Myla Goldberg’s Wickett’s Remedy A rare and wondrous novel, a marvelous construction that captivates . Like Bee Season, this sorrowful, humorous and tender novel utterly satisfies. Congratulations to Goldberg on another masterpiece. Library Journal (starred).
Acclaim for Myla Goldberg’s Wickett’s Remedy A rare and wondrous novel, a marvelous construction that captivates even as it illuminates. Layered and ingenious. Goldberg’s compassionate narrative, cleverly enhanced by period newspaper clippings, snatches of soldiers’ conversations, songs and fictional letters, captures the essence of time and place as surely as a Norman Rockwell painting. The Orlando Sentinel. Goldberg’s writing shines.
Myla Goldberg is the author of several books, including The False Friend, Wickett’s Remedy, and the bestselling, critically acclaimed Bee Season, which was widely translated and adapted to film. Myla Goldberg is the author of several books, including The False Friend, Wickett’s Remedy, and the bestselling, critically acclaimed Bee Season, which was widely translated and adapted to film.
One day in her kitchen, Lydia Wickett devises a harmless, medicinal-tasting concoction that her enterprising husband bottles under the moniker "Wickett¹s Remedy. Myla Goldberg's unconventional second novel, named for the potion, follows the (mis)fortunes of the loving Wicketts and the strange fate of their recipe as it is reincarnated by an unscrupulous businessman as the trendy "QD Soda.
Set in Boston in the early years of the twentieth century, Wickett's Remedy follows the shifting fortunes of Lydia Kilkenny, who dreams of rising above the limitations of Southie, the hardscrabble Irish working- class neighborhood where she was born. When Lydia takes a job at Gilchrist's department store on Washington Street, she enters a glittering world that is just across the bridge from Southie, but worlds away, culturally. Here she meets the shy and refined Henry Wickett, a medical student from a Boston Brahmin family who falls in love with Lydia's vibrant.
Wickett's Remedy book. Goldberg's writing is very good and the way she plays with structure fits well with the novel as a whole. I look forward to reading more by he. .