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Set in 1960, An Actual Life resurrects two characters from Thomas' highly acclaimed collection of short stories, Getting Over Tom. A year after they ...Show synopsisSet in 1960, An Actual Life resurrects two characters from Thomas' highly acclaimed collection of short stories, Getting Over Tom. A year after they "have" to get married, Buddy and Virginia and their baby Madeline are struggling to make ends meet, living in Aunt Dot's tiny house in New Jersey. There's no money, no love, no forseeable future, and neither Buddy nor Virginia has a clue about how to make their misbegotten marriage work.Hide synopsis
Description:New in New jacket. 12mo-over 6¾"-7¾" tall. 1st Ed. so stated,...New in New jacket. 12mo-over 6¾"-7¾" tall. 1st Ed. so stated, 1st Printing, number row 10-1, HB/DJ, brand new, 236 pp. The author's first novel for adults. "Virginia and Buddy married young because they had to: Virginia conceived the night she lost her virginity. Now she is trapped in a loveless marriage. Buddy remains in love with his high school sweetheart, (Irene), whom he continues to see on the sly. This novel chronicles Virginia's attempts to make the marriage work. Consumed with both tender maternal feelings toward her daughter, Maddie, and the unfulfilled longings of a young, romantic girl, Virginia struggles with her self-esteem as Buddy fails to show any interest in her. "
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