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A Way From Home: A Novel

Authors: Clark, Nancy
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
BISAC/Subject: FIC019000
ISBN: 9780307424563, Related ISBNs: 0307424561, 0375423281, 1400078717, 9780307424563, 9780375423284
Classification: Fiction
Number of pages: 368,
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis: It is 1992, and the Lowe family is living in a centuries-old castle in Prague. Alden Lowe works at the Czech Ministry of Finance and his wife Becky advises women entrepreneurs. With their daugher Julie, they appear a fortunate American family, but after twenty years with Alden, Becky shocks the family by fleeing to Libya, where she intends to reunite with a man who has loved her since before her marriage.

In its tale of Americans living abroad and the social reconfigurations that ensue, the captivating A Way from Home is reminiscent of the novels of Edith Wharton and Henry James--with a delicious satiric tang all its own.
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