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  • ISBN: 9780800737504
  • ISBN: 0800737504
  • ISBN: 0800738721
  • ISBN: 9780800738723
  • Physical Description: 345 pages ; 22 cm.
  • Publisher: Grand Rapids, Michigan : Revell, [2020]

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"After WWII and a family tragedy, Peyton Cabot seeks connection with his troubled veteran father by retracing the trip he'd taken from Savannah to Key West at the same age. The adventure forces Peyton to come to terms with his identity and decide how much he's willing to risk for the girl he loves"-- Provided by publisher.

  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2020 May #2
    A tragic accident the year Peyton Cabot turns 15 sends him on a journey of discovery in Luesse's Southern coming-of-age tale. At the end of WWII, Peyton's father returns to Savannah a troubled man with an ever-present bottle of bourbon. The story of his father's bicycle journey to Key West the year he was 15 inspires Peyton to do the same, but his whole world is turned upside-down before he can make the final decision to go. Then his parents send him to Florida to visit a great aunt, and that seems like the perfect opportunity to re-create a portion of his father's fateful trip. With a note in his pocket from the chief of police, Peyton sets out on an adventure that will shape the rest of his life and possibly lead him back to Lisa Wallace, the girl of his young dreams. Luesse's latest historical tale, following Almost Home (2019), was inspired by a true story. Realistic characters and two sweet love stories will provide readers with an escape and inspire hope. Copyright 2020 Booklist Reviews.

Author Notes

Valerie Fraser Luesse is the bestselling author of Missing Isaac and Almost Home, as well as an award-winning magazine writer best known for her feature stories and essays in Southern Living, where she is currently senior travel editor. Specializing in stories about unique pockets of Southern culture, Luesse received the 2009 Writer of the Year award from the Southeast Tourism Society for her editorial section on Hurricane Katrina recovery in Mississippi and Louisiana. A graduate of Auburn University and Baylor University, she lives in Birmingham, Alabama, with her husband, Dave.

Subject: Man-woman relationships > Fiction.
Families > Fiction.
Christian fiction.
Genre: Bildungsromans.

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