Girl from Charnelle

Publisher: HarperCollins Release date: 2009-10-06

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It's 1960 in the Panhandle town of Charnelle, Texasa year and a half since sixteen-year-old Laura Tate's mother boarded a bus and mysteriously disappeared. Assuming responsibility for the Tate household, Laura cares for her father and three brothers and outwardly maintains a sense of calm. But her balance is upset and the repercussions of her family's struggles are revealed when a chance encounter with a married man leads Laura into a complicated relationship for which she is unprepared. As Kennedy battles Nixon for the White House, Laura must navigate complex emotional terrain and choose whether she, too, will flee Charnelle.A heartfelt portrait of a young woman's reckoning with the paradoxes of loveeloquent, tender, and heart-wrenchingK. L. Cook's unforgettable debut novel marks the arrival of a significant new voice in American fiction.

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Additional Information

Genre: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

Collection: HarperCollins e-books

Type: EPub

Pages: 400

ISBN: 9780061979767

Additional Information

Genre: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

Collection: HarperCollins e-books

Type: EPub

Pages: 400

ISBN: 9780061979767

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