Mary Beth Keane is an American writer of Irish parentage. She is the author of The Walking People, Fever, and Ask Again, Yes. In 2011 she was named one of the National Book Foundation’s “5 under 35,” and in 2015 she was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship for Fiction.
Ask Again, Yes: A Novel
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.