The Interestings: a novel

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The summer that Nixon resigns, six teenagers at a summer camp for the arts become inseparable. Decades later the bond remains powerful, but so much else has changed. In The Interestings, Wolitzer follows these characters from the height of youth through middle age, as their talents, fortunes, and degrees of satisfaction diverge. The kind of creativity that is rewarded at age fifteen is not always enough to propel someone through life at age thirty; not everyone can sustain, in adulthood, what seemed so special in adolescence. Jules Jacobson, an aspiring comic actress, eventually resigns herself to a more practical occupation and lifestyle. Her friend Jonah, a gifted musician, stops playing the guitar and becomes an engineer. But Ethan and Ash, Jules?s now-married best friends, become shockingly successful?true to their initial artistic dreams, with the wealth and access that allow those dreams to keep expanding. The friendships endure and even prosper, but also underscore the differences in their fates, in what their talents have become and the shapes their lives have taken.
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subject_facet Bildungsromans, Coming of age, Coming of age -- Fiction, Friendship -- Fiction, Gifted persons -- Fiction, Large type books, Self-realization -- Fiction
title_display The Interestings
title_full The Interestings / Meg Wolitzer, The Interestings A Novel, The Interestings [text (large print)] / Meg Wolitzer, The interestings : a novel [electronic resource] / Meg Wolitzer, The interestings [sound recording] : a novel / Meg Wolitzer
title_short The Interestings
title_sub a novel
topic_facet Fiction, Friendship, Gifted persons, Literature, Self-realization