Author: Strout, Elizabeth.
Edition: Random House trade pbk. ed.
Publisher: New York : Random House, 2008.
ISBN: 9780812971835 (pbk.)
Description: 286 p. ; 21 cm.
Series: Random House reader's circle
Subject: Retired teachers Fiction.
City and town life Maine Fiction.
Notes: Includes reader's guide (p. -286).
Originally published in hardcover without the reader's guide: New York : Random House, 2008.
Contents: Pharmacy -- Incoming tide -- The piano player -- A little burst -- Starving -- A different road -- Winter concert -- Tulips -- Basket of trips -- Ship in a bottle -- Security -- Criminal -- River -- A reader's guide.
Summary: At the edge of the continent, in the small town of Crosby, Maine, lives Olive Kitteridge, a retired schoolteacher who deplores the changes in her town and in the world at large but doesn't always recognize the changes in those around her.