Gus in Bronze

by Alexandra Marshall

At the center of this "straight-to-the-gut" (Publishers Weekly) novel is strong, lovely Augusta--Gus--wife and mother of three children, who is dying of cancer. In her last weeks she sits for a sculptor capturing her spirit in bronze--a brave final gesture for her young family. "Above all, this poetic story is about the small, strange, and important ways people have of expressing love" (Christian Science Monitor).

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN-13/ EAN: 9780395924907
  • ISBN-10: 0395924901
  • Pages: 256
  • Publication Date: 01/21/1999
  • Carton Quantity: 48

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    At the center of this "straight-to-the-gut" (Publishers Weekly) novel is strong, lovely Augusta--Gus--wife and mother of three children, who is dying of cancer. In her last weeks she sits for a sculptor capturing her spirit in bronze--a brave final gesture for her young family. "Above all, this poetic story is about the small, strange, and important ways people have of expressing love" (Christian Science Monitor).

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    "Marshall has the essential novelist's gift, the creation of vivid characters." The New York Times

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