Beginner's Goodbye

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0120120507

(01/10)

By Anne Tyler.

Read by William Hope.

The new novel by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author Anne Tyler is the simple yet profound story of one man's recovery from the death of his wife.

While family and friends fuss around him, widower Aaron Woolcott ploughs on. He busies himself with work at the family firm, a small publisher with a successful line in "Beginner's Guides" to every stage and aspect of life (from "The Beginner's Spice Rack", to "...Kitchen Remodelling", to "...Funerals"). Then, at the point when Aaron thinks he can't go on, Dorothy, his wife, begins to appear to him in reassuringly solid form.

Abridged by Robin Brooks.

Produced by Kirsteen Cameron.

While family and friends fuss around him, widower Aaron Woolcott ploughs on. He busies himself with work at the family firm, a small publisher with a successful line in "Beginner's Guides" to every stage and aspect of life (from "The Beginner's Spice Rack", to "...Kitchen Remodelling", to "...Funerals"). Then, at the point when Aaron thinks he can't go on, Dorothy, his wife, begins to appear to him in reassuringly solid form.

The occasional reappearances of his wife help a widower come to terms with her death.

0120120507

By Anne Tyler.

Read by William Hope.

The new novel by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author Anne Tyler is the simple yet profound story of one man's recovery from the death of his wife.

While family and friends fuss around him, widower Aaron Woolcott ploughs on. He busies himself with work at the family firm, a small publisher with a successful line in "Beginner's Guides" to every stage and aspect of life (from "The Beginner's Spice Rack", to "...Kitchen Remodelling", to "...Funerals"). Then, at the point when Aaron thinks he can't go on, Dorothy, his wife, begins to appear to him in reassuringly solid form.

Abridged by Robin Brooks.

Produced by Kirsteen Cameron.

The occasional reappearances of his wife help a widower come to terms with her death.

(01/10)

By Anne Tyler.

Read by William Hope.

The new novel by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author Anne Tyler is the simple yet profound story of one man's recovery from the death of his wife.

While family and friends fuss around him, widower Aaron Woolcott ploughs on. He busies himself with work at the family firm, a small publisher with a successful line in "Beginner's Guides" to every stage and aspect of life (from "The Beginner's Spice Rack", to "...Kitchen Remodelling", to "...Funerals"). Then, at the point when Aaron thinks he can't go on, Dorothy, his wife, begins to appear to him in reassuringly solid form.

Abridged by Robin Brooks.

Produced by Kirsteen Cameron.

While family and friends fuss around him, widower Aaron Woolcott ploughs on. He busies himself with work at the family firm, a small publisher with a successful line in "Beginner's Guides" to every stage and aspect of life (from "The Beginner's Spice Rack", to "...Kitchen Remodelling", to "...Funerals"). Then, at the point when Aaron thinks he can't go on, Dorothy, his wife, begins to appear to him in reassuringly solid form.

The occasional reappearances of his wife help a widower come to terms with her death.

(01/10)

By Anne Tyler.

Read by William Hope.

The new novel by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author Anne Tyler is the simple yet profound story of one man's recovery from the death of his wife.

While family and friends fuss around him, widower Aaron Woolcott ploughs on. He busies himself with work at the family firm, a small publisher with a successful line in "Beginner's Guides" to every stage and aspect of life (from "The Beginner's Spice Rack", to "...Kitchen Remodelling", to "...Funerals"). Then, at the point when Aaron thinks he can't go on, Dorothy, his wife, begins to appear to him in reassuringly solid form.

Abridged by Robin Brooks.

Produced by Kirsteen Cameron.

0220120508

(02/10)

By Anne Tyler.

Read by William Hope.

The new novel by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author Anne Tyler is the simple yet profound story of one man's recovery from the death of his wife.

In this episode, Aaron Woolcott, editor at his family's small publishing house in Baltimore, reveals how a freak accident claimed the life of his wife Dorothy.

Abridged by Robin Brooks.

Produced by Kirsteen Cameron.

Aaron Woolcott reveals how a freak accident claimed the life of his wife Dorothy.

0220120508

By Anne Tyler.

Read by William Hope.

The new novel by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author Anne Tyler is the simple yet profound story of one man's recovery from the death of his wife.

In this episode, Aaron Woolcott, editor at his family's small publishing house in Baltimore, reveals how a freak accident claimed the life of his wife Dorothy.

Abridged by Robin Brooks.

Produced by Kirsteen Cameron.

Aaron Woolcott reveals how a freak accident claimed the life of his wife Dorothy.

(02/10)

By Anne Tyler.

Read by William Hope.

The new novel by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author Anne Tyler is the simple yet profound story of one man's recovery from the death of his wife.

In this episode, Aaron Woolcott, editor at his family's small publishing house in Baltimore, reveals how a freak accident claimed the life of his wife Dorothy.

Abridged by Robin Brooks.

Produced by Kirsteen Cameron.

Aaron Woolcott reveals how a freak accident claimed the life of his wife Dorothy.

(02/10)

By Anne Tyler.

Read by William Hope.

The new novel by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author Anne Tyler is the simple yet profound story of one man's recovery from the death of his wife.

In this episode, Aaron Woolcott, editor at his family's small publishing house in Baltimore, reveals how a freak accident claimed the life of his wife Dorothy.

Abridged by Robin Brooks.

Produced by Kirsteen Cameron.

0320120509

(03/10)

By Anne Tyler.

Read by William Hope.

The new novel by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author Anne Tyler is the simple yet profound story of one man's recovery from the death of his wife.

In the aftermath of the freak accident that killed his wife, Aaron seeks to regain some semblance of normality by going back to live in the wreckage of their home. Throwing himself into his work, as editor at his family's small vanity press in Baltimore, he tries to evade the sympathetic efforts of his colleagues and neighbours.

Abridged by Robin Brooks.

Produced by Kirsteen Cameron.

After his wife's death, Aaron returns to their home and throws himself into his work.

0320120509

By Anne Tyler.

Read by William Hope.

The new novel by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author Anne Tyler is the simple yet profound story of one man's recovery from the death of his wife.

In the aftermath of the freak accident that killed his wife, Aaron seeks to regain some semblance of normality by going back to live in the wreckage of their home. Throwing himself into his work, as editor at his family's small vanity press in Baltimore, he tries to evade the sympathetic efforts of his colleagues and neighbours.

Abridged by Robin Brooks.

Produced by Kirsteen Cameron.

After his wife's death, Aaron returns to their home and throws himself into his work.

(03/10)

By Anne Tyler.

Read by William Hope.

The new novel by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author Anne Tyler is the simple yet profound story of one man's recovery from the death of his wife.

In the aftermath of the freak accident that killed his wife, Aaron seeks to regain some semblance of normality by going back to live in the wreckage of their home. Throwing himself into his work, as editor at his family's small vanity press in Baltimore, he tries to evade the sympathetic efforts of his colleagues and neighbours.

Abridged by Robin Brooks.

Produced by Kirsteen Cameron.

After his wife's death, Aaron returns to their home and throws himself into his work.

(03/10)

By Anne Tyler.

Read by William Hope.

The new novel by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author Anne Tyler is the simple yet profound story of one man's recovery from the death of his wife.

In the aftermath of the freak accident that killed his wife, Aaron seeks to regain some semblance of normality by going back to live in the wreckage of their home. Throwing himself into his work, as editor at his family's small vanity press in Baltimore, he tries to evade the sympathetic efforts of his colleagues and neighbours.

Abridged by Robin Brooks.

Produced by Kirsteen Cameron.

0420120510

(04/10)

By Anne Tyler.

Read by William Hope.

The new novel by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author Anne Tyler is the simple yet profound story of one man's recovery from the death of his wife.

Arriving home from work to find water pouring through the roof of his house, Aaron is forced to call in a builder and face up to the extent of the tree's damage.

Abridged by Robin Brooks.

Produced by Kirsteen Cameron.

Aaron faces up to the extent of the tree's damage to his home.

0420120510

By Anne Tyler.

Read by William Hope.

The new novel by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author Anne Tyler is the simple yet profound story of one man's recovery from the death of his wife.

Arriving home from work to find water pouring through the roof of his house, Aaron is forced to call in a builder and face up to the extent of the tree's damage.

Abridged by Robin Brooks.

Produced by Kirsteen Cameron.

Aaron faces up to the extent of the tree's damage to his home.

(04/10)

By Anne Tyler.

Read by William Hope.

The new novel by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author Anne Tyler is the simple yet profound story of one man's recovery from the death of his wife.

Arriving home from work to find water pouring through the roof of his house, Aaron is forced to call in a builder and face up to the extent of the tree's damage.

Abridged by Robin Brooks.

Produced by Kirsteen Cameron.

Aaron faces up to the extent of the tree's damage to his home.

(04/10)

By Anne Tyler.

Read by William Hope.

The new novel by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author Anne Tyler is the simple yet profound story of one man's recovery from the death of his wife.

Arriving home from work to find water pouring through the roof of his house, Aaron is forced to call in a builder and face up to the extent of the tree's damage.

Abridged by Robin Brooks.

Produced by Kirsteen Cameron.

0520120511

(05/10)

By Anne Tyler.

Read by William Hope.

The new novel by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author Anne Tyler is the simple yet profound story of one man's recovery from the death of his wife.

Slowly, as the repairs to his home start to take shape, Aaron's grief begins to ease.

Abridged by Robin Brooks.

Produced by Kirsteen Cameron.

0520120511

By Anne Tyler.

Read by William Hope.

The new novel by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author Anne Tyler is the simple yet profound story of one man's recovery from the death of his wife.

Slowly, as the repairs to his home start to take shape, Aaron's grief begins to ease.

Abridged by Robin Brooks.

Produced by Kirsteen Cameron.

(05/10)

By Anne Tyler.

Read by William Hope.

The new novel by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author Anne Tyler is the simple yet profound story of one man's recovery from the death of his wife.

Slowly, as the repairs to his home start to take shape, Aaron's grief begins to ease.

Abridged by Robin Brooks.

Produced by Kirsteen Cameron.

(05/10)

By Anne Tyler.

Read by William Hope.

The new novel by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author Anne Tyler is the simple yet profound story of one man's recovery from the death of his wife.

Slowly, as the repairs to his home start to take shape, Aaron's grief begins to ease.

Abridged by Robin Brooks.

Produced by Kirsteen Cameron.

0620120514

(06/10)

By Anne Tyler.

Read by William Hope.

The new novel by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author Anne Tyler is the simple yet profound story of one man's recovery from the death of his wife.

While family and friends fuss around him, widower Aaron Woolcott ploughs on, busying himself with work at the family firm, a small publisher with a successful line in "Beginner's Guides" to every stage and aspect of life (from "The Beginner's Spice Rack", to "...Kitchen Remodelling", to "...Funerals").

Surprised by the different stages of his grief, and watching his sister begin a relationship with his builder, Aaron recalls the first few tentative dates he had with his late wife, Dorothy.

Abridged by Robin Brooks.

Produced by Kirsteen Cameron.

0620120514

(06/10)

By Anne Tyler.

Read by William Hope.

The new novel by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author Anne Tyler is the simple yet profound story of one man's recovery from the death of his wife.

While family and friends fuss around him, widower Aaron Woolcott ploughs on, busying himself with work at the family firm, a small publisher with a successful line in "Beginner's Guides" to every stage and aspect of life (from "The Beginner's Spice Rack", to "...Kitchen Remodelling", to "...Funerals").

Surprised by the different stages of his grief, and watching his sister begin a relationship with his builder, Aaron recalls the first few tentative dates he had with his late wife, Dorothy.

Abridged by Robin Brooks.

Produced by Kirsteen Cameron.

(06/10)

By Anne Tyler.

Read by William Hope.

The new novel by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author Anne Tyler is the simple yet profound story of one man's recovery from the death of his wife.

While family and friends fuss around him, widower Aaron Woolcott ploughs on, busying himself with work at the family firm, a small publisher with a successful line in "Beginner's Guides" to every stage and aspect of life (from "The Beginner's Spice Rack", to "...Kitchen Remodelling", to "...Funerals").

Surprised by the different stages of his grief, and watching his sister begin a relationship with his builder, Aaron recalls the first few tentative dates he had with his late wife, Dorothy.

Abridged by Robin Brooks.

Produced by Kirsteen Cameron.

0720120515

Episode 07 of 10

By Anne Tyler.

Read by William Hope.

The new novel by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author Anne Tyler is the story of Baltimore publisher Aaron Woollcott's recovery from the death of his wife, who was killed when a tree fell on their home.

Emerging slowly from his grief, Aaron is spending a lot of time thinking about the early days of his marriage.

Abridged by Robin Brooks.

Produced by Kirsteen Cameron.

0720120515

Episode 07 of 10

By Anne Tyler.

Read by William Hope.

The new novel by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author Anne Tyler is the story of Baltimore publisher Aaron Woollcott's recovery from the death of his wife, who was killed when a tree fell on their home.

Emerging slowly from his grief, Aaron is spending a lot of time thinking about the early days of his marriage.

Abridged by Robin Brooks.

Produced by Kirsteen Cameron.

0820120516

Episode 08 of 10

By Anne Tyler.

Read by William Hope.

The new novel by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author Anne Tyler is the story of Baltimore publisher Aaron Woollcott's recovery from the death of his wife, who was killed when a tree fell on their home.

Aaron has been distracted from his grief by a series of reassuringly solid, and ordinary, visits from his dead wife.

Abridged by Robin Brooks.

Produced by Kirsteen Cameron.

0820120516

Episode 08 of 10

By Anne Tyler.

Read by William Hope.

The new novel by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author Anne Tyler is the story of Baltimore publisher Aaron Woollcott's recovery from the death of his wife, who was killed when a tree fell on their home.

Aaron has been distracted from his grief by a series of reassuringly solid, and ordinary, visits from his dead wife.

Abridged by Robin Brooks.

Produced by Kirsteen Cameron.

0920120517

Episode x09 of 10

By Anne Tyler.

Read by William Hope.

Anne Tyler's novel is the story of Baltimore publisher Aaron Woollcott's recovery from the death of his wife, Dorothy, who was killed when a tree fell on their home.

Aaron is waiting patiently for Dorothy's next appearance. He's staying with his sister while repairs are being done to the house, but her relationship with Gil is becoming more serious it's starting to dawn on him that he may have outstayed his welcome.

Abridged by Robin Brooks.

Produced by Kirsteen Cameron.

Episode 10 of 10

0920120517

Episode x09 of 10

By Anne Tyler.

Read by William Hope.

Anne Tyler's novel is the story of Baltimore publisher Aaron Woollcott's recovery from the death of his wife, Dorothy, who was killed when a tree fell on their home.

Aaron is waiting patiently for Dorothy's next appearance. He's staying with his sister while repairs are being done to the house, but her relationship with Gil is becoming more serious it's starting to dawn on him that he may have outstayed his welcome.

Abridged by Robin Brooks.

Produced by Kirsteen Cameron.

Episode 10 of 10

Episode x09 of 10

By Anne Tyler.

Read by William Hope.

Anne Tyler's novel is the story of Baltimore publisher Aaron Woollcott's recovery from the death of his wife, Dorothy, who was killed when a tree fell on their home.

Aaron is waiting patiently for Dorothy's next appearance. He's staying with his sister while repairs are being done to the house, but her relationship with Gil is becoming more serious it's starting to dawn on him that he may have outstayed his welcome.

Abridged by Robin Brooks.

Produced by Kirsteen Cameron.

Episode 10 of 10

By Anne Tyler.

Read by William Hope.

Anne Tyler's novel is the story of Baltimore publisher Aaron Woollcott's recovery from the death of his wife, Dorothy, who was killed when a tree fell on their home.

Aaron is waiting patiently for Dorothy's next appearance. He's staying with his sister while repairs are being done to the house, but her relationship with Gil is becoming more serious it's starting to dawn on him that he may have outstayed his welcome.

Abridged by Robin Brooks.

Produced by Kirsteen Cameron.

Episode 09 of 10

By Anne Tyler.

Read by William Hope.

Anne Tyler's novel is the story of Baltimore publisher Aaron Woollcott's recovery from the death of his wife, Dorothy, who was killed when a tree fell on their home.

Aaron is waiting patiently for Dorothy's next appearance. He's staying with his sister while repairs are being done to the house, but her relationship with Gil is becoming more serious it's starting to dawn on him that he may have outstayed his welcome.

Abridged by Robin Brooks.

Produced by Kirsteen Cameron.

10 LAST20120518

Episode 10 of 10

By Anne Tyler.

Read by William Hope.

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Anne Tyler's novel is the story of Baltimore publisher Aaron Woollcott's recovery from the death of his wife, Dorothy.

After a number of visits from Dorothy - who appeared to Aaron in reassuringly solid and non-supernatural form - the pair have made their peace. Aaron is finally ready to move on to the next stage of his life and finds love in an expected quarter.

Abridged by Robin Brooks.

Produced by Kirsteen Cameron.

10 LAST20120518

Episode 10 of 10

By Anne Tyler.

Read by William Hope.

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Anne Tyler's novel is the story of Baltimore publisher Aaron Woollcott's recovery from the death of his wife, Dorothy.

After a number of visits from Dorothy - who appeared to Aaron in reassuringly solid and non-supernatural form - the pair have made their peace. Aaron is finally ready to move on to the next stage of his life and finds love in an expected quarter.

Abridged by Robin Brooks.

Produced by Kirsteen Cameron.

Episode 10 of 10

By Anne Tyler.

Read by William Hope.

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Anne Tyler's novel is the story of Baltimore publisher Aaron Woollcott's recovery from the death of his wife, Dorothy.

After a number of visits from Dorothy - who appeared to Aaron in reassuringly solid and non-supernatural form - the pair have made their peace. Aaron is finally ready to move on to the next stage of his life and finds love in an expected quarter.

Abridged by Robin Brooks.

Produced by Kirsteen Cameron.