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Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney

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In this tender, entertaining, and deftly written debut, Sweeney brings a remarkable cast of characters to life to illuminate what money does to relationships, what happens to our ambitions over the course of time, and the fraught yet unbreakable ties we share with those we love.

Characters: 65. Amazon rating: 3 1/2 stars. Genre: Fiction.

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Pro     Columbia Records.
      MapLong Island Sound.
      MapOcean Avenue.
      ListenThe Way You Look Tonight by Frank Sinatra.
CH1     Hyatt Hotel, New York City.
      Grand Central Oyster Bar, New York City.
      The Campbell Bar, New York City.
      Jamison Whiskey.
      Central Park, New York City.
      Belvedere Castle, Central Park.
      MapGrand Central Station.
      MapVanderbilt Avenue. New York City.
      ListenDanny Boy by Bing Crosby.
      ListenWild Rover by the Dubliners.
      ListenCome Out Ye' Black and Tans by the Irish Descendants.
      ListenBillinamore by Christy Moore.
      ListenBaby It's Cold Outside by Bing Crosby and Doris Day.
3     ListenThe Best of Vivaldi.
      ListenThe Best of Bach.
6     ListenLet's Get It On by Marvin Gaye.
      ListenThe Piano Has Been Drinking by Tom Waits.
8     Fulton Ferry Landing.
      Bethesda Terrace, Central Park.
      MapPark Slope. Brooklyn.
      MapFort Greene, Brooklyn.
10     Rodin's The Kiss.
      MapNorth Fork, Long Island.
      MapGreenwich Village.
13     American Museum of Natural History, New York City.
      Pratt Institute.
      Parsons School of Design.
14     MapArthur Avenue, the Bronx.
17     MapPoughkeepsie, New York.
      ListenI Will Survive by Gloria Gaynor.
20     ListenI'm The Only One by Melissa Etheridge.
21     MapBayside, Queens.
24     ListenChristmas (Baby please come home) by Darlene Love.
31     ListenStart Me Up - guitar version.
      ListenHarold Arlen sings a medley of hits - 1954.
      ListenIf I Only Has A Brain from the Wizard of Oz.
      ListenSomewhere Over The Rainbow by Judy Garland.
36     ListenI Feel Pretty from West Side Story by Natalie Wood.

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