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Way From Home - 05 edition

Way From Home (ISBN10: 1400078717; ISBN13: 9781400078714)
ISBN13: 978-1400078714
ISBN10: 1400078717

Summary: It is 1992, and the Lowe family is living in a centuries-old castle in Prague. Alden Lowe works at the Czech Ministry of Finance and his wife Becky advises women entrepreneurs. With their daugher Julie, they appear a fortunate American family, but after twenty years with Alden, Becky shocks the family by fleeing to Libya, where she intends to reunite with a man who has loved her since before her marriage. In its tale of Americans living abroad and the social reconfigurations that e
nsue, the captivating A Way from Home is reminiscent of the novels of Edith Wharton and Henry James--with a delicious satiric tang all its own. From the Trade Paperback edition.
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Summary: It is 1992, and the Lowe family is living in a centuries-old castle in Prague. Alden Lowe works at the Czech Ministry of Finance and his wife Becky advises women entrepreneurs. With their daugher Julie, they appear a fortunate American family, but after twenty years with Alden, Becky shocks the family by fleeing to Libya, where she intends to reunite with a man who has loved her since before her marriage. In its tale of Americans living abroad and the social reconfigurations that ensue, the captivating A Way from Home is reminiscent of the novels of Edith Wharton and Henry James--with a delicious satiric tang all its own. From the Trade Paperback edition. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 05
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Publisher: Anchor Press
Year Published: 2005
International: No



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