Exit Lines

Exit Lines

Book - 2008
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You might think life in a retirement home would be a trifle boring, but in the Idyll Inn of Joan Barfoot's latest marvellous novel, not everyone feels ready for the quiet life. But wait, maybe one resident does Oh dear. Seniors begin to settle into the latest retirement facility in their small city. Four of them become their own little group dedicated to small acts of pleasurable rebellion, not least the consumption of decent wines. In their pasts they've had a few connections, both faint and bold, with each other. Even kindly Ruth? Well, yes, and she hopes to make use of them soon, for a challenging act that needs undertaking in the, er, dead of night.
Publisher: Toronto : Alfred A. Knopf Canada, c2008.
ISBN: 9780307397058
030739705X
Characteristics: 320 p. ; 22 cm.

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Winnipeg1
Feb 21, 2015

I love this writer, and I enjoyed this book best of all her work. Highly recommended, especially for we Boomers!

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llccghw
Sep 02, 2013

A wonderful surprise this book was. Both my husband and I read it and have told other people we know that would most likely enjoy it also.
A dark comic novel about everything that matters from sex to death!
Seniors enter a brand new retirement home and the fun begins! Very enjoyable!

abird Nov 06, 2009

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