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This Is Home: A Novel
 

This Is Home: A Novel (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

By Duffy, Lisa

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From the author of book club favorite The Salt House comes a deeply affecting novel about a teenage girl finding her voice and the military wife who moves in downstairs, united in their search for the true meaning of home. Sixteen-year-old Libby Winters lives in Paradise, a seasi...de town north of Boston that rarely lives up to its name. After the death of her mother, she lives with her father, Bent, in the middle apartment of their triple decker home--Bent's two sisters, Lucy and Desiree, live on the top floor. A former soldier turned policeman, Bent often works nights, leaving Libby under her aunts' care. Shuffling back and forth between apartments--and the wildly different natures of her family--has Libby wishing for nothing more than a home of her very own. Quinn Ellis is at a crossroads. When her husband John, who has served two tours in Iraq, goes missing back at home, suffering from PTSD he refuses to address, Quinn finds herself living in the first-floor apartment of the Winters house. Bent had served as her husband's former platoon leader, a man John refers to as his brother, and despite Bent's efforts to make her feel welcome, Quinn has yet to unpack a single box. For Libby, the new tenant downstairs is an unwelcome guest, another body filling up her already crowded house. But soon enough, an unlikely friendship begins to blossom, when Libby and Quinn stretch and redefine their definition of family and home. With gorgeous prose and a cast of characters that feel wholly real and lovably flawed, This Is Home is a nuanced and moving novel of finding where we belong.
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ISBN 9781501189258
Released NZ 1 Jul 2019
Publisher Simon & Schuster
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
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ISBN-13 9781501189258
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced (OOS locally); ships 6-14 working days
Publisher Simon & Schuster
Imprint Emily Bestler Books
Released 1 Jul 2019
Publication Country United States United States
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By Duffy, Lisa
Category Modern Fiction
Number of Pages 304
Dimensions Width: 140mm
Height: 213mm
Spine: 18mm
Dewey Code 813.6
Weight 240g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Domestic fiction, Teenage girls, Women, Friendship, Massachusetts
NBS Text General & Literary Fiction
ONIX Text General/trade

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