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Fin & Lady

Cathleen Schine

Fin & Lady

by Cathleen Schine

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Death,
  • Brothers and sisters,
  • Mothers,
  • Guardian and ward,
  • Fiction,
  • Responsibility,
  • Bohemianism,
  • Large type books

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    It"s 1964. Eleven-year-old Fin and his glamorous, worldly, older half sister, Lady, have just been orphaned. Lady, whom Fin hasn"t seen in six years, is now his legal guardian and his only hope. That means Fin is uprooted from a small dairy farm in rural Connecticut to Greenwich Village, smack in the middle of the swinging "60s. He soon learns that Lady -- giddy, careless, and obsessed with being free -- is as much his responsibility as he is hers.

    Edition Notes

    Other titlesFin and Lady
    StatementCathleen Schine
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3569.C497 F56 2013b
    The Physical Object
    Pagination405 pages (large print)
    Number of Pages405
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27154072M
    ISBN 101410461963
    ISBN 109781410461964
    LC Control Number2013021977
    OCLC/WorldCa846520504

    From the author of The Three Weissmanns of Westport, a wise, clever story of New York in the '60sIt's Eleven-year-old Fin and his glamorous, worldly, older half sister, Lady, have just been orphaned, and Lady, whom Fin hasn't seen in six years, is now his legal guardian and his only hope. That. Eleven-year-old Fin and his glamorous, worldly, older half sister, Lady, have just been orphaned. Lady, whom Fin hasn\'t seen in six years, is now his legal guardian and his only hope. That means Fin is uprooted from a small dairy farm in rural Connecticut to Greenwich Village, smack in the middle of .

    So begins Fin & Lady, the lively, spirited new novel by Cathleen Schine, the author of the bestselling The Three Weissmanns of Westport. Fin and Lady lead their lives against the background of the '60s, the civil rights movement, and the Vietnam War-Lady pursued by ardent, dogged suitors, Fin determined to protect his impulsive sister from them. Editions for Fin & Lady: (Hardcover published in ), (Kindle Edition published in ), (Audio CD published in ),

    Lost In A Book have Fin and Lady in stock. Order Home Learning online today.   Eleven-year-old Fin and his glamorous, worldly, older half sister, Lady, have just been orphaned, and Lady, whom Fin hasn’t seen in six years, is now his legal guardian and his only hope. That means Fin is uprooted from a small dairy farm in rural Connecticut, landing in Greenwich Village in the middle of the swinging '60s.


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From a writer the New York Times has praised as "sparkling, crisp, clever, deft, hilarious, and deeply affecting," Cathleen Schine's Fin & Lady is a comic love story for the ages: an enchanting novel of a brother and sister who must form their own unconventional family in increasingly unconventional times/5().

This book is the story of Connecticut farm boy, Fin, being raised by his free spirited half-sister, Lady, in New York City in the '60s. Lady is effervescent and captivates all who meet her, including Fin.

Together they go on adventures around the city and to Italy/5. Book Review: 'Fin & Lady,' By Cathleen Schine Cathleen Schine's new novel follows a young boy and his older half-sister, making a life for themselves. So begins Fin & Lady, the lively, spirited new novel by Cathleen Schine, the author of the bestselling The Three Weissmanns of Westport.

Fin and Lady lead their lives against the background of the '60s, the civil rights movement, and the Vietnam War-Lady pursued by ardent, dogged suitors, Fin determined Fin & Lady book protect his impulsive sister from them /5(). Cathleen Schine, author of Fin & Lady, is on my drinking buddy wish-list—but she's different.

In Fin & Lady, Schine writes a bittersweet but witty tale about love and the search for family, and her the ability to slip in such a range of subtle references and laugh aloud one-liners makes me want to invite her to the happiest of happy hours/5(70).

It’s Eleven-year-old Fin and his glamorous, worldly, older half sister, Lady, have just been orphaned, and Lady, whom Fin hasn’t seen in six years, is now his legal guardian and his only hope. That means Fin is uprooted from a small dairy farm in rural Connecticut, landing in Greenwich Village in the middle of the Swinging Sixties.

He soon learns that Lady giddy, impulsive, and. Book reviews. Fin & Lady Cathleen Schine Review by Lauren Bufferd. July Cathleen Schine’s latest novel, Fin & Lady, begins at the funeral of Fin’s mother in rural Connecticut in the early s.

His father has already passed away, and his older half sister, Lady, whom Fin hasn’t seen in six years, is now his legal guardian. “Ms. Schine weaves a carefully structured story anchored in fully realized characters.” Cathleen Schine’s ninth novel begins with a death and a funeral and ends on a similarly mournful note, but in between, Fin & Lady spins a witty and touching coming-of-age story set against the social and political upheavals of the s, an era now far enough removed from us to have migrated from.

Fin and Lady A good, fun read. I like this author. Her 3 Weismann's characters were just as interesting and believable as Fin & Lady. There isn't a lot of plot to the story, but it is fun to see Fin grow up and interact with the other characters.

I enjoyed the book/5(87). In Fin and Lady’s world, what constitutes good parenting. What special wisdom do Fin and Lady share, despite their youth. If you were to become the guardian of a young person in your family, who would be the best fit. What sort of life would you try to make for him or her.

How are Fin and Lady influenced by the memory of Hugo and Lydia. Like a runaway bride in a ’30s screwball comedy, Lady jilts a respectable lawyer at the altar and bolts for Capri, where Hugo drags his reluctant family, including 5-year-old Fin, to retrieve : Christopher Benfey.

The information about Fin & Lady shown above was first featured in "The BookBrowse Review" - BookBrowse's online-magazine that keeps our members abreast of notable and high-profile books publishing in the coming weeks.

In most cases, the reviews are necessarily limited to those that were available to us ahead of publication. If you are the publisher or author of this book and feel that the. Fin finds himself orphaned and alone on his New England dairy farm after the death of his beloved mother.

When his eccentric and glamorous half-sister, Lady, spirits him away to New York's Greenwich Village, life for the eleven year old will never be the same again. 's politics and social upheaval envelop this uncommon family unit.

It’s Eleven-year-old Fin and his glamorous, worldly, older half sister, Lady, have just been orphaned, and Lady, whom Fin hasn’t seen in six years, is now his legal guardian and his only hope. That means Fin is uprooted from a small dairy farm in rural Connecticut, landing in Greenwich Village in the middle of the Swinging Sixties.

He soon learns that Lady giddy, impulsive, and. Fin along with his loyal dog Gus head to New York City with Lady in her Gharmin Ghia, driving fast, Lady's only speed. Lady is a bright and shining creature, shy of commitment, full of boundless enthusiasms; she is way ahead of her time in and totally clueless as to how to raise a young boy.

REVIEW: ""Fin & Lady," by Cathleen Schine | Star Tribune. This is a story of enchantment (and that's long before we get to the dream-infested isle of Capri), and like many tales of enchantment, it begins with an orphan - The Star Tribune.

Book World: In 'Fin & Lady,' an year-old comes of age in the turbulent '60s - Washington Post. From the author of "The Three Weissmanns of Westport," a wise, clever story of New York in the '60s It's Eleven-year-old Fin and his glamorous, worldly, older half sister, Lady, have just been orphaned, and Lady, whom Fin hasn't seen in six years, is now his legal guardian and his only hope.

That means Fin is uprooted from a small dairy farm in rural Connecticut to Greenwich Village. Get this from a library. Fin & Lady. [Cathleen Schine] -- In the Greenwich Village ofeleven-year-old Fin moves in with his glamorous, careless older sister, and it's hard to tell who's raising whom.

Fin & Lady Cathleen Schine, Farrar, Straus and Giroux pp. ISBN Summary From the author of The Three Weissmanns of Westport, a wise, clever story of New York in the ’60s It’s Eleven-year-old Fin and his glamorous, worldly, older half sister, Lady, have just been orphaned, and Lady, whom Fin hasn’t seen in six years, is now his legal guardian and his only hope.

Our Reading Guide for Fin & Lady by Cathleen Schine includes Book Club Discussion Questions, Book Reviews, Plot Summary-Synopsis and Author Bio. Schine’s new novel (after Alice in Bed) is an entertaining, sometimes perplexing exploration of family bonds and bondage.

When Fin is orphaned at the age of 11, Lady, his half-sister, takes him.New York Times Bestselling Author of The Three Weissmanns of WestportIt's Eleven-year-old Fin and his glamorous, worldly, older half sister, Lady, have just been orphaned, and Lady, whom Fin hasn't seen in six years, is now his legal guardian and his only hope.

That means Fin is uprooted from a small dairy farm in rural Connecticut, landing in Greenwich Village in the middle of the.Read what people think about Fin & Lady by Cathleen Schine, and write your own review.