Seeking a woman, 42 to 54
The Hotel New Hampshire (Ballantine Reader's Circle)
by John Irving
“Taking liberties with Springsteen :
'Is a 'fairy tale' a lie if it don't come true/Or is it something worse?'
Depends on how you look at it and it could actually be better is Irving's operative thesis as realism takes on a life of its own as narrative progresses.”