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Infinite home

Author: Kathleen Alcott
Publisher: London : The Borough Press, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Edith is a widowed landlady who rents apartments in her Brooklyn brownstone to an unlikely collection of humans, all deeply in need of shelter. Crippled in various ways - in spirit, in mind, in body, in heart - the renters struggle to navigate daily existence, and soon come to realize that Edith's deteriorating mind, and the menacing presence of her estranged, unscrupulous son, Owen, is the greatest challenge they  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kathleen Alcott
ISBN: 9780007596508 0007596502
OCLC Number: 915693705
Description: 315 pages ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Kathleen Alcott.

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A charming and tender story of the disparate tenants of a Brooklyn brownstone and the community they form around their ageing landlord when their home is suddenly threatened.  Read more...

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Praise for INFINITE HOME: 'Captivating' THE NEW YORKER 'Infinite Home is Alcott at her lyrical best. In her arresting new novel, she explores the boundaries of family and fraternity, with a Brooklyn Read more...

 
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