Ask Again, Yes

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  • Hardcover
  • 400 pages
  • Ask Again, Yes
  • Mary Beth Keane
  • English
  • 01 October 2017
  • 1982106980

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Ask Again, Yes A profoundly moving novel about two neighboring families in a suburban town, the friendship between their children, a tragedy that reverberates over four decades, and the power of forgiveness.Francis Gleeson and Brian Stanhope are two NYPD rookies assigned to the same Bronx precinct in 1973 They aren t close friends on the job, but end up living next door to each other outside the city What goes on behind closed doors in both houses the loneliness of Francis s wife, Lena, and the instability of Brian s wife, Anne, sets the stage for the stunning events to come.Ask Again, Yes by award winning author Mary Beth Keane, is a beautifully moving exploration of the friendship and love that blossoms between Francis s youngest daughter, Kate, and Brian s son, Peter, who are born six months apart In the spring of Kate and Peter s eighth grade year a violent event divides the neighbors, the Stanhopes are forced to move away, and the children are forbidden to have any further contact.But Kate and Peter find a way back to each other, and their relationship is tested by the echoes from their past Ask Again, Yes reveals how the events of childhood look different when reexamined from the distance of adulthood villains lose their menace, and those who appeared innocent seem less so Kate and Peter s love story is marked by tenderness, generosity, and grace. Read Ask Again, Yes – lovelylingeriecompany.co.uk

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10 thoughts on “Ask Again, Yes

  1. Emily May says:

    The thing is, Peter, grown ups don t know what they re doing any better than kids do That s the truthOh, I love a good family drama Ask Again, Yes is a book about the members of two families the Gleesons and the Stanhopes They are first brought together through the New York City police academy when young rookies Francis Gleeson and Brian Stanhope work together Later, they become neighbours and start families next to one another Except any chance of cordiality between them is destroyeThe thing is, Peter, grown ups don t know what they re doing any better than kids do That s the truthOh, I love a good family drama Ask Again, Yes is a book about the members of two families the Gleesons and the Stanhopes They are first brought together through the New York City police academy when young rookies Francis Gleeson and Brian Stanhope work together Later, they become neighbours and start families next to one another Except any chance of cordiality between them is destroyed on one fateful night.This is one of those intimate character portraits that explores the interacti...

  2. Susanne Strong says:

    5 Stars Edited after much thought to revise rating from 4.25 Stars to 5 Stars The ramifications of this novel and its ending have stayed with me Ask Again, Yes is Literary Fiction at its best This novel is an exploration of life, love, family, mistakes and the tragedies of everyday life The Stanhopes and the Gleasons are at odds Will they ever heal the rift that tore their families apart Alcoholism, friendship, forgiveness, mental illness, love and tragedy These are the themes of Ask 5 Stars Edited after much thought to revise rating from 4.25 Stars to 5 Stars The ramifications of this novel and its ending have stayed with me Ask Again, Yes is Literary Fiction at its best This novel is an exploration of life, love, family, mistakes and the tragedies ...

  3. Angela M says:

    4.5 stars I have always enjoyed reading family stories that take me on their journey across time This is a story of two families over several decades and how their lives intersect in a tragic way as well as one that is filled of love and ultimately forgiveness Two NYC police officers, living next door to each other in the suburbs, connected mainly by the friendship of their two young children Abruptly the things going on in one of the families impact the other in a way that changes everyone s 4.5 stars I have always enjoyed reading family stories that take me on their journey across time This is a story of two families over several decades and how their lives intersect in a tragic way as well as one that is filled of love and ultimately forgiveness Two NYC police officers, living next door to each other in the suburbs, connected mainly by the friendship of their two young children Abruptly the things going on in one of the families impact t...

  4. Chelsea Humphrey says:

    Book of the Month selection June 2019The thing is, Peter, grown ups don t know what they re doing any better than kids do That s the truth You ve seen this book around before You know the one I m talking about it s got an aesthetically pleasing blue green cover, boasts of domestic drama and in depth character study of the darker side of families, while promising the reader that they will experience a grand range of emotion by the time the final page is turned T...

  5. Chaima ✨ شيماء says:

    me I hate dramathis book is a deeply dysfunctional family drama me unless it involves fictional characters, I hate dramartc

  6. Dorie - Traveling Sister :) says:

    NOW AVAILABLE This is one of those books that, as I pondered writing this review, I have changed my rating from a 4 to a 5 TheI thought about it, theI realized how incredibly strong the characters in this book are, I finished it last week and I m still thinking about them., all of them If you love strong character driven books, you will love this one I had a bit of believability issues with one of the main characters but it doesn t take away from the entire body of work.From NOW AVAILABLE This is one of those books that, as I pondered writing this review, I have changed my rating from a 4 to a 5 TheI thought about it, theI realized how incredibly strong the chara...

  7. Tammy says:

    The cover of this book is remarkable and behind the cover is a remarkable book At first glance, the cover appears to be an example of a painting technique known as impasto I think Closer scrutiny reveals a typical suburban neighborhood that could be Anywhere, USA And so it is with this novel At first glance, Ask Again, Yes seems to be an American dream or coming of age novel and in some ways it is but beneath these obvious themes lie muchA violent act leaves two families forever cha The cover of this book is remarkable and behind the cover is a remarkable book At first glance, the cover...

  8. Kaceey says:

    A beautifully crafted family drama that explores love, forgiveness and the ability to move on.Do you have the strength to move past a tragedy Come out the other side stronger Or will the crushing weight of it all define you, re shaping your life Francis and Lena Gleeson are raising their 3 daughters in a quiet neighborhood Frances is a police officer well respected by all A rising star in his department, he has truly found his calling.Brian Stanhope lives next door with his wife Anne and th A beautifully crafted family drama that explores love, forgiveness and the ability to move on.Do you have the strength to move past a tragedy Come out the other side stronger Or will the crushing weight of it all define you, re shaping your life Francis and Lena Gleeson are raising their 3 daughters in a quiet neighborhood Frances is a police officer well respected by all A rising star in his department, he has truly found his calling.Brian Stanhope lives next door with his wife Anne and their son Brian too is a police officer, and though he was once partnered with Francis, his career pat...

  9. marilyn says:

    I didn t want to put this book down from the moment I started ittoo bad I needed sleep and had other things I needed to do Still I read it within a few short days and it hurt my heart but also, filled me with hope Mary Beth Keane did a great job of putting her words down on paper Kate and Peter, born to neighbors, 6 months apart, had a connection from the beginning of their time They were best friends butthan best friends, they knew each other and loved each other before they were e I didn t want to put this book down from the moment I started ittoo bad I needed sleep and had other things I needed to do Still I read it within a few short days and it hurt my heart but also, filled me with hope Mary Beth Keane did a great job of putting her words down on paper Kate and Peter, born to neighbors, 6 months apart, had a connection from the beginning of their time They were best friends butthan best friends, they knew each other and loved each other before they were even aware of that fact Kate had a blessed life and a loving family but Peter had a harsh, troubled life, both a troubled dad and a troubled mom Peter carried the weight of the world on his young shoulders, weight that a child should not have to carry When Kate is 13, Peter 14, something happens that shatters their lives and the lives of their families Peter and his family have to leave immediately and Kate is left with a hole in her heart, Peter too is le...

  10. karen says:

    NOW AVAILABLE heads up to whom it may concern this book is primo book club bait in general, the best book club choices are ones with juicy conflicts at their centers which inspire strong, differing, politely expressed opinions from your assembled booknerds and the best of these have an extra component they allow the reader a sort of peripheral empathy taking recognizable, relatable issues like illness, marital job stress, disputes with the neighbors, etc, and then dramatically inflating the NOW AVAILABLE heads up to whom it may concern...