Ash Wednesday

Ash Wednesday

A Novel

Book - 2003
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From the actor, director, and writer Ethan Hawke: a piercing novel of love, marriage, and renewal.

Jimmy is AWOL from the army, but--with characteristic fierceness and terror--he's about to embark on the biggest commitment of his life. Christy is pregnant with Jimmy's child, and she's determined to head home, with or without Jimmy, to face up to her past and prepare for the future. Somehow, barreling across America from Albany to New Orleans to Ohio and Texas in a souped-up Chevy Nova, Christy and Jimmy are transformed from passionate but conflicted lovers into a young family on a magnificent journey.

Ash Wednesday is a novel of blazing emotion and remarkable grace, a tale that captures the intensity--the excitement, fear, and joy--of being on the threshold of the mysterious country of marriage and parenthood. Powerful, assured, large of heart, and punctuated by moments of tremendous humor, it represents, for Hawke the novelist, a major leap forward.
Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 2003, c2002.
Edition: First Vintage Contemporaries edition
ISBN: 9780375718854
0375718850
Branch Call Number: HAWKE E 2003
Characteristics: 221 pages ; 21 cm.

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grace7007 Jun 16, 2012

Good book about a relationship in which they try to keep together despite the fear, excitement and joy of marriage and parenthood. Love Ethan as a actor too.

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