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Saul and Patsy

by Charles Baxter

  • 192 Want to read
  • 24 Currently reading

Published by Phoenix Audio .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literary,
  • Fiction / Literary,
  • Unabridged Audio / Fiction/General,
  • American Contemporary Fiction - Individual Authors +,
  • Fiction,
  • Unabridged Audio - Fiction/General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatAudio CD
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8895332M
    ISBN 10159777149X
    ISBN 109781597771498
    OCLC/WorldCa154746964

    Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Saul and Patsy at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users. Get this from a library! Saul and Patsy. [Charles Baxter] -- A seemingly happy domestic scene is turned upside down by the obsessive attentions of a troubled sixteen-year-old boy.

    Summary: Saul and Patsy, both from the East Coast, meet in college, fall in love, and settle down to married life in the Midwest. There the lives of children - their own and others' - begin to invade their own lives. One of Saul's students, a deeply troubled sixteen . Occasional bits of music seem randomly dropped in. Despite the technical flaws, Rubinstein's fine performance makes Saul & Patsy a notable new audio. A Vintage paperback (Reviews, Sept. 28,

    Saul and Patsy by Charles Baxter. Publication date Topics High school teachers -- Fiction, Married people -- Fiction, Large type books, Michigan -- Fiction Publisher Internet Archive Books. Scanned in China. Uploaded by Lotu Tii on September 9, SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata) Pages: Saul And Patsy () About book: Saul and Patsy are in love. (Maybe too much so, according to Saul's mother, who thinks it's show-offy to be so in love and that it makes other people uncomfortable). They live in a small town in Michigan, off a dirt road, where they have moved from the east coast because of Saul's whim to be a teacher.


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Saul and Patsy by Charles Baxter Download PDF EPUB FB2

"Charles Baxter's novel Saul and Patsy is what it appears to be--a love story. But underneath its placid surface broils biting social commentary, a tale of lost teenagers adrift in a culture with no moral center." –The Oregonian "Saul and Patsy [is] a penetrating, surprisingly funny meditation on the dynamics of community belonging and acceptance."4/5(26).

Saul and Patsy are a young couple from the east who end up in Baxters mythical town of Five Oaks in Michigan. Saul, who is Jewish, is a high school History teacher, and Patsy is a loan officer in a bank.

In large part, the book focuses on how out of place Saul and Patsy are in this Midwestern town, and especially so, Saul because of his Jewishness/5.

Charles Baxter is the author of the novels The Feast of Love (nominated for the National Book Award), The Soul Thief, Saul and Patsy, Shadow Play, and First Light, and the story collections Gryphon, Believers, A Relative Stranger, Through the Safety Net, and Harmony of the : Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group.

Such elegance and texture is ubiquitous in SAUL AND PATSY, making this book a pleasure to read and a fully involving journey of discovery, with Baxter finding new depth, complexity, and, usually, decency in all his characters, right up to the novel's end/5(27).

Such elegance and texture is ubiquitous in SAUL AND PATSY, making this book a pleasure to read and a fully involving journey of discovery, with Baxter finding new depth, complexity, and, usually, decency in all his characters, right up to the novel's end/5(27). Saul and Patsy's landlord, Mr.

Munger, a retired farmer and unsuccessful freelance preacher who had a fitful temper, had thrown their lids together into an angry heap on a lower shelf. Charles Baxter is the author of the novels The Feast of Love (nominated for the National Book Award), The Soul Thief, Saul and Patsy, Shadow Play, and First Light, and the story collections Gryphon, Believers, A Relative Stranger, Through the Safety.

Saul is Jewish and a compulsively inventive worrier; Patsy is gentile and cheerfully pragmatic. On Saul’s initiative (and to his continual dismay) they have moved to this small town–a place so devoid of irony as to be virtually “a museum of earlier American feelings”–where he has taken a job teaching high school.

Charles Baxter's new novel, SAUL AND PATSY, may be the longest short story ever written. What seems like a safe haven for a loving young couple is shattered by a high-school dropout’s suicide: Baxter’s latest follows The Feast of Love, an NBA finalist in Saul and Patsy met at Northwestern, where they quickly fell in love, animal.

Gordy hangs around, Saul and Patsy have a baby, and then finally a crisis provokes Saul to decide what kind of man he'd like to be. The novel is, in the end, a portrait not of a marriage, but of an ambivalent, evasive, very funny man.4/5(26).

Saul and Patsy by Charles Baxter 1. The novel opens with Saul and Patsy playing Scrabble in their rented house. Saul and Patsy of life in the Midwest tells the story of Saul and Patsy Bernstein, a young couple from the East Coast, living in the small fictional town of Five Oaks, Michigan, where they.

Saul and Patsy by Charles Baxter About the Book Five Oaks, Michigan is not exactly where Saul and Patsy meant to end up. Both from the East Coast, they met in college, fell in love, and settled down to married life in the Midwest.

Saul is Jewish and a compulsively inventive worrier; Patsy is gentile and cheerfully pragmatic. Echoing the themes of his National Book Award nominee, The Feast of Love, Charles Baxter's latest novel examines the ways in which humanity is enriched by our capacity to both love and be loved.

After graduating from Northwestern, Saul and Patsy Bernstein find themselves in Five Oaks, Michigan, "the rural middle of American nowhere," where Saul has landed a job as a history and. Saul and Patsy by Charles Baxter in CHM, EPUB, TXT download e-book.

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Fiction Book Review: SAUL AND PATSY by Charles Baxter, Author. Pantheon $24 (p) ISBN Despite its title, this searching, reflective novel is less concerned with couplehood than. Five Oaks, Michigan is not exactly where Saul and Patsy meant to end up.

Both from the East Coast, they met in college, fell in love, and settled down to married life in the Midwest. Saul is Jewish and a compulsively inventive worrier; Patsy is gentile and cheerfully pragmatic.

Such elegance and texture is ubiquitous in SAUL AND PATSY, making this book a pleasure to read and a fully involving journey of discovery, with Baxter finding new depth, complexity, and, usually, decency in all his characters, right up to the novel's end.

The book, by the way, is about a young, loving, middle class couple in Michigan /5(10). Saul is Jewish and a compulsively inventive worrier; Patsy is gentile and cheerfully pragmatic.

On Saul's initiative (and to his continual dismay) they have moved to this small town-a place so devoid of irony as to be virtually "a museum of earlier American feelings"-where he has taken a job teaching high school. Saul and Patsy by Baxter, Charles, Publication date Topics High school teachers, Married people, Psychological fiction Publisher New York: Pantheon Books Collection Internet Archive Books.

American Libraries. Uploaded by MerciG on December 4, SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata) Pages: "Charles Baxter's novel Saul and Patsy is what it appears to be--a love story.

But underneath its placid surface broils biting social commentary, a tale of lost teenagers adrift in a culture with no moral center." –The Oregonian "Saul and Patsy [is] a penetrating, surprisingly funny meditation on the dynamics of community belonging and acceptance.".Saul and Patsy An exceptional book with well-drawn characters who drive the novel.

The interfaith marriage, the anti-Semitism in the small Michigan city, the conflicts between Saul and his mother and brother make this an engaging and insightful literary novel.