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Under the mercy trees : a novel

Author: Heather Newton
Publisher: New York : Harper, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Thirty years ago, Martin Owenby came to New York City with dreams of becoming a writer. Now his existence revolves around cheap Scotch and weekend flings with equally damaged men. When he learns that his older brother, Leon, has gone missing, he must return to the Owenby farm in Solace Fork, North Carolina, to assist in the search. But that means facing a past filled with regrets, the family that never understood  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Newton, Heather.
Under the mercy trees.
New York : Harper, 2011
(OCoLC)593629204
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Heather Newton
OCLC Number: 707736081
Description: 1 online resource (344 pages)
Responsibility: Heather Newton.

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Thirty years ago, Martin Owenby came to New York City with dreams of becoming a writer. Now his existence revolves around cheap Scotch and weekend flings with equally damaged men. When he learns that his older brother, Leon, has gone missing, he must return to the Owenby farm in Solace Fork, North Carolina, to assist in the search. But that means facing a past filled with regrets, the family that never understood him, the girl whose heart he broke, and the best friend who has faithfully kept the home fires burning. As the mystery surrounding Leon's disappearance deepens, so too does the weight of decades-long unresolved differences and unspoken feelings?forcing Martin to deal with the hardest lessons about home, duty, and love.

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