An expansive, epic love story set in three countries, Adichie's fourth book pulls no punches with regard to race, class and the high-risk, heart-tearing struggle for belonging in a fractured world.
— Kristy Davis By Cynthia Kadohata Established in 1950, the National Book Award is often considered the writer's writing award, or the most artistic, since it's chosen by—you guessed it—writers.
His mother is killed, but Theo stumbles to safety, carrying a priceless 17th-century painting, The Goldfinch, which, in his grief, he clings to like a lifeline.
The cyclist and his wife Kathy, pictured left at the 2015 Roland Garros French Tennis Open, bought the home to raise their three children after Greg retired.Greg is pictured right with two of his children The Georgian-style mansion was built by Kevin Durr in 1988. 'Greg collects 18th-century American furniture — so it was a good fit for the house.' Inside the front door, a two-story Italian marble foyer opens to an over-the-top staircase up to a circular balcony on the second floor.The large living room with 10-ft ceilings is lined with French doors that open to a bluestone terrace and landscaped grounds, which include a tennis court.Three-time Tour de France champion Greg Le Mond's home in Medina, Minnesota, has hit the market for .98million.
After Greg, 56, retired from professional racing, he and his wife Kathy decided that Medina would be a good place to raise their three children, Geoffrey, Scott and Simone. The Le Monds bought the 40-acre country home in 1990, the year the racer won his final Tour de France. The California-born racer won the Tour de France in 1986, 19.For Theo, there are more shadows than light, but now and then "the sun strikes raindrops at a certain angle and throws a prism of color across the sky." — Linda Mc Cullough Moore By Sheri Fink The National Book Critics Circle is often confused with the National Book Award (blame it on the first two words).