The favorite daughter / Patti Callahan Henry.
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- ISBN: 9780399583131
- ISBN: 0399583130
- Physical Description: 348 pages ; 21 cm
- Edition: First edition.
- Publisher: New York : Berkley, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC, 2019.
- Copyright: ©2019
Includes a Readers Guide with discussion questions.
On her wedding day ten years ago, Lena Donohue experienced a betrayal so painful that she fled the small town of Watersend, South Carolina, and reinvented herself in New York City. Though now a freelance travel writer, the one place she rarely goes is home - until she learns of her dads failing health. Returning to Watersend means seeing the sister she has avoided for a decade and the brother who runs their familys Irish pub - and who has borne the burden of his sisters rift. While Alzheimer's slowly steals their father's memories, the siblings rush to preserve his life in stories and photographs. As his secret past brings Lena's own childhood into focus, it sends her on a journey to discover the true meaning of home.
- Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2019 April #2
Ten years ago, just before her wedding, Colleen Donohue found her younger sister making out with the groom, so she left her South Carolina hometown and made a career for herself as a New York-based travel writer. When news of her father's early-onset Alzheimer's reaches her, Colleen returns home to face her family. Colleen's brother Shane has taken over the family's Irish pub, which is in financial trouble, and her sister Hallie is angry that Colleen never heard her side of the story about the wedding incident. The siblings are forced to work together, and as they do, a long-buried secret about the Donohue family comes to light. Henry's latest (after Becoming Mrs. Lewis, 2018) packs an emotional wallop, delving into the bonds and tragedies that make a family. Colleen's inability to trust is a key component of the plot, and as she opens up to the people around her, her lifeâand her understanding of what "home" meansâis transformed. Readers of thoughtful family dramas will be drawn to the travails of the Donohue clan. Copyright 2019 Booklist Reviews.
Patti Callahan Henry is a New York Times bestselling author whose novels include The Bookshop at Water’s End, The Idea of Love, The Stories We Tell, and Driftwood Summer. As Patti Callahan, she’s the author of the USA Today bestseller Becoming Mrs. Lewis. Short-listed for the Townsend Prize for Fiction, and nominated multiple times for the Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance (SIBA) Book Award for Fiction, Patti is a frequent speaker at luncheons, book clubs, and women’s groups.
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