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At Weddings and Wakes Set mostly in Brooklyn during the early '60s, Alice McDermott's third novel, At Weddings and Wakes, is an Irish-American gothic, an...At Weddings and WakesFiction Set mostly in Brooklyn during the early '60s, Alice McDermott's third novel, At Weddings and Wakes, is an Irish-American gothic, an...1993-03-19
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At Weddings and Wakes

Genre: Fiction; Author: Alice McDermott

Set mostly in Brooklyn during the early ’60s, Alice McDermott’s third novel, At Weddings and Wakes, is an Irish-American gothic, an agonizing postmortem on a family of sisters whose angers and resentments are ”somehow prescribed, part of the daily and necessary schedule, merely the routine.” A