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Author: Stephanie Kallos
Publisher: New York : Grove Press, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Margaret Hughes, a septuagenarian living in Seattle, takes in a series of boarders who help her cope with her illness, and whose lives become unexpectedly connected to each other.
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Domestic fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kallos, Stephanie.
Broken for you.
New York : Grove Press, c2004
(OCoLC)607430556
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephanie Kallos
ISBN: 0802117791 9780802117793 0802142109 9780802142108
OCLC Number: 54685252
Description: 371 p. ; 24 cm.
Responsibility: Stephanie Kallos.

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Funny, heartbreaking and alive with a potpourri of eccentric and irresistible characters, this fresh debut novel is about two women in self-imposed exile whose lives intersect, transforming both  Read more...

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"There is a message here about creating family in the most unusual places....I promise you this; you will not be sorry you read this book...there is a wisdom and soulfulness there....It's a Read more...

 
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Broken for all of us

by blg3 (WorldCat user published 2006-04-30) Excellent Permalink
Broken for You holds its metaphor powerfully from beginning to end. Broken glass, broken fine porcelain, broken hearts, bones, spirits: a story full of brokenness …and the potential for repair.The plot intertwines the lives of two seriously broken women –Margaret, 70-something, long divorced and childless,...
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Kallos is an author to watch!

by saxton (WorldCat user published 2006-04-15) Excellent Permalink
At a recent book discussion our round the room "what have you read" rap up at the end of book discussion one our members mentioned a book called Broken for You by Stepahnie Kallos. A debut novel, our member did not quite know how to describe it. Still, her limited review intrigued me and I grabbed it...
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Broken for You: You'll love every piece!

by lisa.leuck (WorldCat user published 2007-11-12) Excellent Permalink
We read Broken for You in our monthly book club last year, and it was an overwhelming hit. Although some thought the writing was not stellar in that it meandered and contained some plot contrivances, most overlooked these first-time author mistakes and loved the book. The characters were vivid and...
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