Lily Tuck - Author

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Born in Paris, Lily Tuck is the author of three previous novels -- Interviewing Matisse or The Woman Who Died Standing Up, The Woman Who Walked on Water, and Siam. Her short fiction has appeared in the New Yorker, Fiction, and the Antioch Review. She divides her time between Maine and New York City.





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Author: Lily Tuck Format: Paperback Release Date: 30/10/2017

I Married You For Happiness

I Married You For Happiness

Author: Lily Tuck Format: Paperback Release Date: 31/01/2013

With one night to remember a lifetime, I Married You for Happiness is a riveting and deeply moving love story. His hand is growing cold, still she holds it. The story unfolds over a single night, as Nina, numb with grief, sits at the bedside of her husband Philip. There she recalls the defining moments of their long marriage, the intimacies, dark secrets and overwhelming joys that shaped their lives. Moving, powerful, and utterly engaging, I Married You for Happiness is a riveting portrait of a forty-three-year-old marriage and a meditation on how chance can affect both a life and love.

I Married You For Happiness

I Married You For Happiness

Author: Lily Tuck Format: Hardback Release Date: 19/01/2012

A riveting and deeply moving portrait of love and marriage. His hand is growing cold, still she holds it. The story 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. Too shocked yet to grieve, she recalls the defining moments of their long marriage, beginning with their first meeting in Paris. As the reader is drawn through select memories - real and imagined - of events that occurred in places as distant and disparate as France, Wisconsin, Hong Kong, Mexico, and California, Tuck reveals the intimacies, dark secrets and overwhelming joys that shaped the lives of Nina and Philip.Moving, powerful, and utterly engaging, `I Married You for Happiness' is a riveting portrait of a forty-three-year-old marriage, an elegant elegy to a husband and a meditation on how chance can affect both a life and love.

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