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I married you for happiness

Lily Tuck

I married you for happiness

by Lily Tuck

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Published by Center Point Pub. in Thorndike, Me .
Written in English

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  • Large type books

  • Edition Notes

    StatementLily Tuck
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3570.U236 I4 2011
    The Physical Object
    Pagination231 p. (large print) ;
    Number of Pages231
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25138825M
    ISBN 109781611732511
    LC Control Number2011030605

    Excerpt from I Married You for Happiness by Lily Tuck, plus links to reviews, author biography & more. Summary BookBrowse seeks out and recommends the best in contemporary fiction and nonfiction—books that not only engage and entertain but also deepen our understanding of ourselves and the world around us. Potent and utterly engaging, I Married You For Happiness combines marriage, mathematics, and the probability of an afterlife to create Lily Tuck's most affecting and riveting book yet. "His hand is growing cold, still she holds it" is how this novel that tells the story of a marriage begins.

    Slender, potent, and utterly engaging, I Married You For Happiness combines marriage, mathematics, and the probability of an afterlife to create Lily Tuck's most affecting and riveting book yet. "His hand is growing cold, still she holds it" is how this novel that tells the story of a marriage begins. In this audio edition of Tuck’s latest novel, when artist and homemaker Nina discovers the dead body of her mathematician husband, Philip, she ruminates over the peaks and valleys of their.

    I Married You for Happiness Lily Tuck. Atlantic Monthly, $24 (p) ISBN affecting new work by National Book Award–winner Tuck (The News from Paraguay) tracks a .   I Married You for Happiness (Book): Tuck, Lily, The tale unfolds over a single night as Nina sits at the bedside of her husband, Philip, whose sudden and unexpected death is the reason for her lonely vigil. Still too shocked to grieve, she lets herself remember the defining moments of their long union, beginning with their meeting in Paris.


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Slender, potent, and utterly engaging, I Married You For I married you for happiness book combines marriage, mathematics, and the probability of an afterlife to create Tuck's most affecting and riveting book yet. “His hand is growing cold, still she holds it” is how this novel that tells the story of a marriage /5(67).

Lily Tuck`s novel, I Married You for Happiness, is the story of a woman mourning the sudden death of her husband. It was shortly before dinner when Philip came home from his college teaching position. When Nina calls him for dinner he is dead.

She lies by his cold body all night remembering their lives together/5. I Married You for Happiness [Lily Tuck] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. I Married You for Happiness: Lily Tuck: : Books Skip to main /5(65).

'I Married You For Happiness' by Lily Tuck is essentially a reflective look over the marriage of mathematician Philip and artist Nina. Lasting 43 years and ending with Philip's death, Nina considers the peaks and troughs of their 'happy' marriage/5(91). Slender, powerful, and utterly engaging, I Married You For Happiness is not only an elegant elegy to a man and a marriage, but also a meditation on the theory of probability and how chance can affect both a life and one’s consideration of an afterlife/5(4).

Potent and utterly engaging, I Married You For Happiness combines marriage, mathematics, and the probability of an afterlife to create Lily Tuck's most affecting and riveting book yet.

"His hand is growing cold, still she holds it" is how this novel that tells the story of a marriage begins/5(66). I Married You for Happiness [I MARRIED YOU FOR HAPPINESS 5D] [Compact Disc] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

five CDs Unabridged/5(67). I Married You for Happiness Book Summary. Slender, potent, and utterly engaging, I Married You For Happiness combines marriage, BookBrowse Review. Even though Tuck profiles a marriage at its most vulnerable and tragic moments, Readalikes.

I Married You for Happiness by Lily Tuck – review An elegant novel about the anatomy of a marriage dwells more on art – and maths – than emotion Kate KellawayAuthor: Kate Kellaway. Talk about these ideas of time and how they underpin the book. Does Tuck's persistent use of the present tense direct our sense of Nina and her view of time.

Philip, talking about disorder and entropy of time, says "The arrow of time distinguishes the past from the future" (p. The book I Married You is a Christian, non-fiction book, as the stories in it have truly happened in the continent of Africa. Its target audience are singles (young adults*), and couples.

The book discusses Christian marriage in a legal, personal and physical sense based on Genesis It talks about the three angles of marriage- known as the /5. Excerpt: I Married You For Happiness. His hand is growing cold; still she holds it. Sitting at his bedside, she does not cry.

From time to time, she lays her cheek against his. I Married You for Happiness is elegiac and joyful simultaneously - a love letter to this marriage and to the idea of marriage in general.

Reviewed by Norah Piehl This review was originally published in The BookBrowse Review in Octoberand has been updated for the September edition. Click here to go to this issue.

I MARRIED YOU FOR HAPPINESS. by Lily Tuck. BUY NOW FROM Does the couple’s mutual happiness provide a Hegelian synthesis. Not quite, though Tuck’s crisp writing is a joy. our editors select the one author and one book they believe to be most worthy of your attention and highlight them in our Pro Connect email alert.

I MARRIED YOU FOR HAPPINESS is an exquisite read. Author Lily Tuck pulls us deep into Nina's skin and into her marriage. We are there, sitting beside her beloved husband, as the memories of their life together surge forward and recede, forming a powerful mosaic.

This is a book to be savored, not gulped down. Handpicked recommendations to other books that have a similar writing style or theme to I Married You for Happiness. I Married You for Happiness elegiac and joyful simultaneously—a love letter to this marriage and to the idea of marriage in general.” —Book Browse “Tuck is an elegant, spare writer who limns her characters in a few swift sentences.

Her latest novel, I Married You for Happiness, which potently documents one woman’s response to her husband’s death, displays everything critics. In I Married You for Happiness, marriage, mathematics, and memory coalesce to create her most accessible, riveting, and deeply moving book yet.

“His hand is growing cold, still she holds it,” is how this story of a marriage begins. From Siam to Paraguay and beyond, Tuck inspires readers to travel into unfamiliar realms, and her newest novel is no exception. Slender, potent, and utterly engaging, I Married You For Happiness combines marriage, mathematics, and the probability of an afterlife to create Tuck's most affecting and riveting book yet.

I Married You for Happiness A Novel. Lily Tuck.1 Rating; $; $; Publisher Description. A “captivating” portrait of a long marriage and a meditation on how chance can affect life from the National Book Award winner (The Washington Post).

5/5(1).Buy I Married You for Happiness by Lily Tuck () from Boomerang Books, Australia's Online Independent Bookstore. Something like that is being attempted in Lily Tuck’s fifth novel, “I Married You for Happiness.” The texture of memory is delicate, broken.