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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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In 1992 Prague, the Lowe family--Alden, working at the Ministry of Finance; his disaffected wife, Becky; and their precocious daughter, Julie, who is pursuing her father's assistant--begins to self-destruct, especially after Becky flees to Libya, where she is reunited with the man she has loved for years. Reprint. 10,000 first printing.

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Nancy Clark lives in West Wilton, New Hampshire, where she is at work on her third novel, July and August.

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ISBN:
9780307424563
Publisher:
Anchor Books
Subject:
Fiction : Literary
Author:
Clark, Nancy
Author:
Nancy Clark
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
20060711
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
368

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A Way from Home: A Novel
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Product details 368 pages Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group - English 9780307424563 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , In 1992 Prague, the Lowe family--Alden, working at the Ministry of Finance; his disaffected wife, Becky; and their precocious daughter, Julie, who is pursuing her father's assistant--begins to self-destruct, especially after Becky flees to Libya, where she is reunited with the man she has loved for years. Reprint. 10,000 first printing.
"Synopsis" by , Nancy Clark lives in West Wilton, New Hampshire, where she is at work on her third novel, July and August.
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