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Father's Day : a novel

Author: Simon Van Booy
Publisher: New York, NY : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2016] ©2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : Uncorrected proof.; First editionView all editions and formats
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Harvey's life was shattered at the age of six, when she found herself in the care of a veteran social worker, and alone in the world save for an uncle she had never met--Jason, a disabled felon, haunted by a violent past he can't escape. As a young woman in Paris, Harvey looks back on her childhood on Long Island, and remembers how she and Jason searched for a future in the ruin of their pasts.
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Genre/Form: Novels
Domestic fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Simon Van Booy
OCLC Number: 950470912
Description: 288 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Simon Van Booy.

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Weaves together the story of Harvey's childhood with her Uncle Jason, a disabled felon who took her in after her parents died, and as a young woman in Paris as she awaits his arrival for a Father's  Read more...

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"The moving account of a unique relationship between a parent and child, thrust together under the worst of circumstances. With fine, nuanced prose and much tenderness, Booy guides this unlikely Read more...

 
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