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Summary:

In these stories, the mysterious bonds of family are tested, transformed, fractured, and fortified. A recent widower and his adult son ferry to a craggy Scottish island in search of puffins. An actress who plays a children's game show villainess ushers in the New Year with her deadbeat half brother. A mother pining for her children, feasts on loaves of challah to fill the void. A new couple navigates a tightrope walk toward love. And on a trip to a Texas water park with their son, two fathers each confront a personal fear.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Cook Memorial Library - La Grande F McCracken, E (Text) 35178001822835 New Adult Fiction Book Branch_Only_3months 05/13/2021 Checked out 08/05/2021

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780062971289
  • ISBN: 006297128X
  • ISBN: 9780063063167
  • ISBN: 0063063166
  • Physical Description: 243 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2021]

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Formatted Contents Note:
The Irish wedding -- Proof -- It's not you -- A splinter -- Mistress Mickle all at sea -- Birdsong from the radio -- The get-go -- Robinson Crusoe at the waterpark -- A walk-through human heart -- Two sad clowns -- The souvenir museum -- Nothing, darling, only darling, darling.
Summary, etc.:
In these stories, the mysterious bonds of family are tested, transformed, fractured, and fortified. A recent widower and his adult son ferry to a craggy Scottish island in search of puffins. An actress who plays a children's game show villainess ushers in the New Year with her deadbeat half brother. A mother pining for her children, feasts on loaves of challah to fill the void. A new couple navigates a tightrope walk toward love. And on a trip to a Texas water park with their son, two fathers each confront a personal fear.
Subject: Short stories.
Actresses > Fiction.
Mothers > Fiction.
Widowers > Fiction.
Genre: Short stories.
Fiction.
Summary: In these stories, the mysterious bonds of family are tested, transformed, fractured, and fortified. A recent widower and his adult son ferry to a craggy Scottish island in search of puffins. An actress who plays a children's game show villainess ushers in the New Year with her deadbeat half brother. A mother pining for her children, feasts on loaves of challah to fill the void. A new couple navigates a tightrope walk toward love. And on a trip to a Texas water park with their son, two fathers each confront a personal fear.

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