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Anywhere but Here

Authors: Simpson, Mona
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
BISAC/Subject: FIC044000, FIC045000, FIC043000
ISBN: 9780307765369, Related ISBNs: 0307765369, 0394552830, 0679737383, 9780307765369, 9780394552835
Classification: Non-Fiction
Number of pages: 544,
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis: A national bestseller—adapted into a movie starring Natalie Portman and Susan Sarandon—Anywhere But Here is the heart-rending tale of a mother and daughter. A moving, often comic portrait of wise child Ann August and her mother, Adele, a larger-than-life American dreamer, the novel follows the two women as they travel through the landscape of their often conflicting ambitions. A brilliant exploration of the perennial urge to keep moving, even at the risk of profound disorientation, Anywhere But Here is a story about the things we do for love, and a powerful study of familial bonds.
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