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Welcome home, stranger : a novel / Kate Christensen.

Summary:
"From the PEN-Faulkner Award-winning author of The Great Man comes a novel about grief, love, growing older, and the complications of family that is the story of a fifty-something woman who goes home--reluctantly--to Maine after the death of her mother. Can you ever truly go home again? An environmental journalist in Washington, DC, Rachel has shunned her New England working-class family for years. Divorced and childless in her middle age, she's a true independent spirit with the pain and experience to prove it. Coping with challenges large and small, she thinks her life is in free fall--until she's summoned home to deal with the aftermath of her mother's death. Then things really fall apart. Surrounded by a cast of sometimes comic, sometimes heartbreakingly serious characters--an arriviste sister, an alcoholic brother-in-law and, most importantly, the love of her life recently married to the sister's best friend--Rachel must come to terms with her past, the sorrow she has long buried, and the ghost of the mother who, for better and worse, made her the woman she is. Lively, witty, and painfully familiar, this sophisticated and emotionally resonant novel from the author of The Great Man holds a mirror up to modern life as it considers the way some of us must carry on now"-- Provided by publisher.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780063299702
  • ISBN: 0063299704
  • Physical Description: 214 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Harper, 2023.
Subject: Women journalists > Fiction.
Dysfunctional families > Fiction.
Sisters > Fiction.
Grief > Fiction.
Divorced women > Fiction.
Genre: Novels.

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  • 0 of 1 copy available at Nazareth. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Memorial Library of Nazareth and Vicinity.

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  • 2 current holds with 1 total copy.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Memorial Library of Nazareth and Vicinity FIC CHR WEL 2023 (Text) 31001101914084 Adult Fiction Checked Out 03/15/2024


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