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The Awkward Age

Segal, Francesca, 1980- Book - 2017 Fiction / Segal, Francesca 3 On Shelf 1 request on 4 copies

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Call Number: Fiction / Segal, Francesca
On Shelf At: Downtown Library, Pittsfield Branch, Traverwood Branch

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Downtown 2nd Floor Fiction / Segal, Francesca Downtown Library On Shelf
Pittsfield Adult Fiction / Segal, Francesca Pittsfield Branch On Shelf
Traverwood Adult Fiction / Segal, Francesca Traverwood Branch On Shelf
Malletts Adult Fiction / Segal, Francesca Malletts Creek Branch Due 03-12-2018

"A wry, tender novel about an ordinary family facing extraordinary choices. Julia Alden has fallen deeply, unexpectedly in love. American obstetrician James is everything she didn't know she wanted--if only her teenage daughter, Gwen, didn't hate him so much. Uniting two households is never easy, but when Gwen turns for comfort to James's seventeen-year-old son, Nathan, the consequences will test her mother's loyalty and threaten all their fragile new happiness. This is a moving and powerful novel about the modern family: about starting over; about love, guilt, and generosity; about building something beautiful amid the mess and complexity of what came before. It is a story about standing by the ones we love, even while they make mistakes. We would give anything to make our children happy. But how much should they ask?"-- Provided by publisher.


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New York : Riverhead Books, 2017.
Year Published: 2017
Description: 358 p.
Language: English
Format: Book


Domestic fiction.