Never Coming Back Never Coming Back

Never Coming Back

A Novel

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Publisher Description

“[A] poignant meditation on the relationship between a mother and daughter” from the New York Times bestselling author of Shadow Baby (Publishers Weekly).
 
When Clara Winter left her rural Adirondack town for college, she never looked back. Her mother, Tamar, a fiercely independent but loving woman who raised Clara on her own, all but pushed her out the door, forcing Clara to build a new life for herself, far from her roots, far from her high school boyfriend, far from the life she had always known. Now more than a decade has passed, and Clara, a successful writer, has been summoned home. Tamar has become increasingly forgetful and can no longer live on her own. But just as her mother’s memory is beginning to slip away, Clara’s questions are building. Why was Tamar so insistent that Clara leave home all those years ago? Just what secrets was she hiding? In this “quietly powerful” (Booklist) and “luminous novel” (Kirkus Reviews), Alison McGhee tells the story of a young woman finding her way in life, determined to know her mother—and by extension herself—before it’s too late.
 
“A deeply moving exploration of growing up and growing old, and the ties that bind parents and children—and the mysteries that sometimes keep us apart.”—Chris Bohjalian, New York Times bestselling author of The Red Lotus
 
“An intimate and painfully aware portrait of the debilitating effects of Alzheimer’s on its victims as well as the people who must watch their tormented loved ones tumble into the disease’s terrible abyss.”—Star Tribune

GENRE
Fiction & Literature
RELEASED
2017
October 10
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
261
Pages
PUBLISHER
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
SELLER
OpenRoad Integrated Media, LLC
SIZE
2.3
MB

Customer Reviews

ReaderFan2017777 ,

Beautiful

A beautiful story of mothers and daughters; friendship; love and forgiveness. Highly recommend.

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