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The Ramblers - A Novel

Aidan Donnelley Rowley

For fans of J. Courtney Sullivan, Meg Wolitzer, Claire Messud, and Emma Straub, a gorgeous and absorbing novel of a trio of confused souls struggling to find themselves and the way forward in their lives, set against the spectacular backdrop of contemporary New York City. Set in the most magical parts of Manhattan—the Upper West Side, Central Park, Greenwich Village—The Ramblers explores the lives of three lost souls, bound together by friendship and family. During the course of one fateful Thanksgiving week, a time when emotions run high and being with family can be a mixed blessing, Rowley’s sharply defined characters explore the moments when decisions are deliberately made, choices accepted, and pasts reconciled. Clio Marsh, whose bird-watching walks through Central Park are mentioned in New York Magazine, is taking her first tentative steps towards a relationship while also looking back to the secrets of her broken childhood. Her best friend, Smith Anderson, the seemingly-perfect daughter of one of New York’s wealthiest families, organizes the lives of others as her own has fallen apart. And Tate Pennington has returned to the city, heartbroken but determined to move ahead with his artistic dreams. Rambling through the emotional chaos of their lives, this trio learns to let go of the past, to make room for the future and the uncertainty and promise that it holds. The Ramblers is a love letter to New York City—an accomplished, sumptuous novel about fate, loss, hope, birds, friendship, love, the wonders of the natural world and the mysteries of the human spirit.

For fans of J. Courtney Sullivan, Meg Wolitzer, Claire Messud, and Emma Straub, a gorgeous and absorbing novel of a trio of confused souls struggling to find themselves and the way forward in their lives, set against the spectacular backdrop of contemporary New York City. Set in the most magical parts of Manhattan—the Upper West Side, Central Park, Greenwich Village—The Ramblers explores the lives of three lost souls, bound together by friendship and family. During the course of one fateful Thanksgiving week, a time when emotions run high and being with family can be a mixed blessing, Rowley’s sharply defined characters explore the moments when decisions are deliberately made, choices accepted, and pasts reconciled. Clio Marsh, whose bird-watching walks through Central Park are mentioned in New York Magazine, is taking her first tentative steps towards a relationship while also looking back to the secrets of her broken childhood. Her best friend, Smith Anderson, the seemingly-perfect daughter of one of New York’s wealthiest families, organizes the lives of others as her own has fallen apart. And Tate Pennington has returned to the city, heartbroken but determined to move ahead with his artistic dreams. Rambling through the emotional chaos of their lives, this trio learns to let go of the past, to make room for the future and the uncertainty and promise that it holds. The Ramblers is a love letter to New York City—an accomplished, sumptuous novel about fate, loss, hope, birds, friendship, love, the wonders of the natural world and the mysteries of the human spirit.
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For fans of J. Courtney Sullivan, Meg Wolitzer, Claire Messud, and Emma Straub, a gorgeous and absorbing novel of a trio of confused souls struggling to find themselves and the way forward in their lives, set against the spectacular backdrop of contemporary New York City. Set in the most magical parts of Manhattan—the Upper West Side, Central Park, Greenwich Village—The Ramblers explores the lives of three lost souls, bound together by friendship and family. During the course of one fateful Thanksgiving week, a time when emotions run high and being with family can be a mixed blessing, Rowley’s sharply defined characters explore the moments when decisions are deliberately made, choices accepted, and pasts reconciled. Clio Marsh, whose bird-watching walks through Central Park are mentioned in New York Magazine, is taking her first tentative steps towards a relationship while also looking back to the secrets of her broken childhood. Her best friend, Smith Anderson, the seemingly-perfect daughter of one of New York’s wealthiest families, organizes the lives of others as her own has fallen apart. And Tate Pennington has returned to the city, heartbroken but determined to move ahead with his artistic dreams. Rambling through the emotional chaos of their lives, this trio learns to let go of the past, to make room for the future and the uncertainty and promise that it holds. The Ramblers is a love letter to New York City—an accomplished, sumptuous novel about fate, loss, hope, birds, friendship, love, the wonders of the natural world and the mysteries of the human spirit.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Erica Sullivan

Length:

11h 24m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

00:12


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

01:43


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

13:45


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

06:30


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

16:30


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

08:19


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

27:59


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

10:52


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

29:42


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

23:19


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

01:59


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

05:50


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

19:45


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

17:20


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

18:17


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

19:35


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

15:05


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

25:50


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

03:09


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

20:14


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

16:43


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

10:08


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

03:50


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

27:03


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

09:24


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

07:21


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

03:32


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

24:52


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

29:50


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

14:38


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

09:23


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

09:56


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

04:14


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

13:14


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

23:38


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

21:58


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

08:17


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

03:10


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

12:52


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

17:35


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

04:36


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

07:33


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

16:32


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

02:31


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

13:58


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

11:26


Chapter 47
Chapter 47

04:45


Chapter 48
Chapter 48

09:20


Chapter 49
Chapter 49

17:51


Chapter 50
Chapter 50

12:49


Chapter 51
Chapter 51

07:18


Chapter 52
Chapter 52

04:33


Chapter 53
Chapter 53

13:37


Chapter 54
Chapter 54

00:29