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When Madeline Was Young

A Novel

by Jane Hamilton

  • 317 Want to read
  • 24 Currently reading

Published by Random House Inc (T) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literary,
  • Fiction,
  • Large type books,
  • People with mental disabilities

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9812820M
    ISBN 100739326953
    ISBN 109780739326954
    OCLC/WorldCa70680280

    Get this from a library! When Madeline was young: a novel. [Jane Hamilton] -- When Aaron Maciver's beautiful young wife, Madeline, suffers brain damage in a bike accident, she is left with the intellectual powers of a six-year-old. In the years that follow, Aaron and his. Madeline Sheehan shared a post. I know I said I was going to keep this page strictly books but since then I’ve been getting loads of messages asking when UNDYING (book #6 in the Undeniable series is due out) so I figured I should post an update for everyone. Early this year I was diagnosed with breast cancer and although I continued to write Followers: 33K.

    Check out this great listen on Jane Hamilton, award-winning author of The Book of Ruth and A Map of the World, is back in top form with a richly textured novel about a tragic accident and its effects on two generations of a family. When Aaron Maciver's beautiful young wife, Madelin.   The book is about an old house in Paris that was covered with vines where lived twelve little girls in two straight lines. The book follows the daily adventures of Madeline, a 7-year-old girl attending a boarding school in Paris with eleven other girls, under the care of their teacher, Miss Clavel. The book consists of drawings including of /5(37).

    Jane Hamilton, award-winning author of The Book of Ruth and A Map of the World brings us a rich and loving novel about a non-traditional family in the aftermath of a terrible Aaron Maciver's beautiful young wife, Madeline, suffers a head injury in a bicycle crash, she is left with the mental capabilities of a the years that follow, Aaron and his second wife care. Narrated by Aaron's son, Mac, When Madeline Was Young chronicles the Maciver family through the decades, from Mac's childhood growing up with Madeline and his cousin Buddy in Wisconsin through the Vietnam War, through Mac's years as a husband with children of his own, and through Buddy's involvement with the subsequent Gulf Wars. Jane Hamilton.


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Jane Hamilton, award-winning author of The Book of Ruth and A Map of the World brings us a rich and loving novel about a non-traditional family in the aftermath of a terrible Aaron Maciver’s beautiful young wife, Madeline, suffers a head injury in a bicycle crash, she is left with the mental capabilities of a the years that follow, Aaron and his second wife care /5(65).

This is the story about Madeline when she was young and she was young for for a very long time,well into her 70s.

The narrator of the story is Mac Maciver,who as a child thout that Madeline was his older sister/5. Both The Book of Ruth and A Map of the World have been selections of Oprah's Book Club. Her following work, The Short History of a Prince, was a Publishers WeeklyBest Book ofand her novel Disobedience, was published by Doubleday in She lives in and writes in an orchard farmhouse in Wisconsin/5(29).

In your When Madeline Was Young book novel, WHEN MADELINE WAS YOUNG, a tragic accident befalls newlywed Madeline Maciver in the s, rendering her brain capacity to that of a seven-year-old. This accident serves as a catalyst for change that affects two generations of the Maciver clan.

In your new novel, WHEN MADELINE WAS YOUNG, a tragic accident befalls newlywed Madeline Maciver in the s, rendering her brain capacity to that of a seven-year-old. This accident serves as a catalyst for change that affects two generations of the Maciver clan.

What served as /5(2). When Madeline Was Young Jane Hamilton, Knopf Doubleday pp. ISBN Summary Jane Hamilton, award-winning author of The Book of Ruth and A Map of the World, is back in top form with a richly textured novel about a tragic accident and its effects on two generations of a family.

The narrator of Jane Hamilton's fifth novel (Disobedience,etc.) is Timothy “Mac” Maciver, a brilliant, scientifically minded fellow growing up in a big Midwestern family, whom we follow from his boyhood in the s to his middle age in the present day.

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When Aaron Maciver's beautiful young wife, Madeline, suffers brain damage in a bike accident, she is left with the intellectual powers of a six-year-old. Madeline and Aaron settled into domestic bliss, the young bride poring over cookbooks and planning to mother eight children.

Then tragedy struck in the form of a bicycle accident, which put Madeline in a coma with multiple injuries, including a permanently damaged brain, resulting in. The information about When Madeline Was Young shown above was first featured in "The BookBrowse Review" - BookBrowse's online-magazine that keeps our members abreast of notable and high-profile books publishing in the coming weeks.

In most cases, the reviews are necessarily limited to those that were available to us ahead of publication. If you are the publisher or author of this book and feel. Recounted in rather dense prose by one of those siblings, Mac, this is a story (ranging over two generations from the s to the new millennium) of human relationships, as indeed most books are.

Still, in this case, the relationships loom large, and each character, except Madeline, matures in connection with the others, as their ties flex with the years. Madeline is the smallest girl, and the most daring.

She's not afraid to touch a mouse or go near a tiger in the one night she wakes up in pain and Madame Clavel, the mistress of the house, can hear Madeline crying all the way from her own bedroom. A site dedicated to book lovers providing a forum to discover and share commentary about the books and authors they enjoy.

Author interviews, book reviews and lively book commentary are found here. Content includes books from bestselling, midlist and debut authors. What does When Madeline Was Young illustrate about the concept of charity. "[A] curious book, laced with drama though eerily vacant in analyzing its repercussions.

The result of such contrasts, however, is a perplexing meditation on family, in all its typical imperfection." LYNN ANDRIANI Oregonian ** 1/2 "If there is majesty in When Madeline Was Young, it. When Madeline Was Young Jane Hamilton, Author.

Doubleday $ (p) ISBN More By and About This Author winner of the PEN/Hemingway Award for The Book. Jane Hamilton, award-winning author of The Book of Ruth and A Map of the World, is back in top form with a richly textured novel about a tragic accident and its effects on two generations of a Aaron Maciver’s beautiful young wife, Madeline, suffers brain damage in a bike accident, she is left with the intellectual powers of a six-year-old.

But she behaved as sisters do, and my parents treated her as one of us, and because she was perennially young I never thought of her as anything but sister. My parents were raising Louise and me, and always Madeline, educating us according to our abilities to be thoughtful, useful, and loving, keepers of the New Deal.

"When Madeline Was Young" evokes and captures the decades from the 's forward. The vehicle is an oddly-constructed, to say the least, family. If you describe the premise of "When Madeline Was Young" you would likely focus on Madeline and the fact that 5/5(5). When Madeline Was Young October 8, ebooks md Jane Hamilton, award-winning author of The Book of Ruth and A Map of the World brings us a rich and loving novel about a non-traditional family in the aftermath of a terrible Aaron Maciver’s beautiful young wife, Madeline, suffers a head injury in a bicycle crash, she is left.Jane Hamilton, award-winning author of The Book of Ruth and A Map of the World, is back in top form with a richly textured novel about a tragic accident and its effects on two generations of a family.

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