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Title:
Aches & pains
Author:
Binchy, Maeve, 1940-2012.
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Publication Information:
New York : Delacorte Press, 1999.
Physical Description:
99 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780385335102
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

The author of the bestselling Tara Road applies her signature warmth, wisdom, and understanding of the human experience to something new, a hilarious guide to the trials of hospitals, surgery, and convalescence.


Author Notes

Maeve Binchy was born in Dublin, Ireland on May 28, 1940. She received a B.A. from University College in Dublin in 1960. After teaching at a school for girls, she became a journalist, columnist and editor at the Irish Times. By 1979, she was writing plays, a successful television script, and several short story collections.

Her first novel, Light a Penny Candle, was published in 1982. During her lifetime, she wrote more than 20 books including Silver Wedding, Scarlet Feather, Heart and Soul, Minding Frankie, and A Week in Winter. The Lilac Bus and Echoes were made into TV movies, while Circle of Friends, Tara Road and How About You were made into feature films. Her title Chestnut Street is a New York Times Best Seller. She died after a brief illness on July 30, 2012 at the age of 72.

(Bowker Author Biography)


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Library Journal Review

A humorous account of surviving hospitalization, written after Binchy's hip replacement surgery. (c) Copyright 2010. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.