by Stewart O’Nan
Henry Maxwell is 75,a retired engineer and a loving husband and father.A lifelong resident of Pittsburgh,Henry has spent his life as honorable and hardworking. It’s 1998 and Henry is feeling as if the world has left him behind. His wife,Emily,the love of his life,still is sometimes a mystery to him. This is the story of an ordinary man trying to find his way through life as he feels his physical strength and memory being to desert him.I loved Henry and while this book is not filled with action and drama,it made me feel good and I was sorry to reach the end.