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Author: Jonathan Dee
Publisher: London : Corsair, an imprint of Little, Brown Book Group, 2017. ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Mark Firth is a home builder in Howland, Massachusetts who, after being swindled by a financial advisor, feels opportunity passing him and his family by. What future can he promise to his wife Karen and their young daughter Haley? When a wealthy money manager, Philip Hadi, moves to Howland to escape post-9/11 New York, he hires Mark to turn his his house into a secure location. After the town's first selectman  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Dee
ISBN: 9781472151926 1472151925 9781472151933 1472151933
OCLC Number: 1000618248
Description: 383 pages ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Jonathan Dee.

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A compassionate look at the American middle class and what is happening to it and the ways, right and wrong, in which it is responding. * George Saunders, Best Books of 2017 *

 
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