A Dual Inheritance

A Dual Inheritance

A Novel

Book - 2013
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Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1936. Two students meet one evening during their senior year. Ed is a Jewish kid on a scholarship; Hugh is a Boston Brahmin with the world at his feet. An intense friendship is sparked between these two opposites - and ends just as abruptly several years later, although only one of them knows why.
Publisher: New York :, Ballantine Books,, [2013]
Edition: First edition.
Copyright Date: ©2013
ISBN: 9780345468475
0345468473
Branch Call Number: FIC HERS
Characteristics: xii, 476 pages ; 25 cm

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ChristchurchLib Jun 17, 2013

"Despite their many differences, driven scholarship student Ed Cantowitz and Boston Brahmin Hugh Shipley forge an intense friendship during their time at Harvard in the 1960s. When Hugh's girlfriend reappears, they become a close-knit threesome until, after graduation, time and circumstance divide them. Decades later, after career successes and dramatic setbacks, both Ed and Hugh have daughters who become friends at boarding school, drawing the adults together once more - which is perhaps not for the best. Character-driven and introspective, this novel offers thoughtful reflections on class competition and familial strife." June 2013 Fiction A to Z newsletter http://www.nextreads.com/Display2.aspx?SID=5acc8fc1-4e91-4ebe-906d-f8fc5e82a8e0&N=645214

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