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by Hill, Nathan.
Type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London : Picador, 2017, c2016Description: 625 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 1509807837; 9781509807833.Subject(s): Family secrets -- Fiction | Mothers and sons -- Fiction | Self-realization -- FictionSummary: Meet Samuel: stalled writer, bored teacher at a local college, obsessive player of online video games. He hasn't seen his mother, Faye, in decades, not since she abandoned her family when he was a boy. Now she has suddenly reappeared, having committed an absurd politically motivated crime that electrifies the nightly news, beguiles the Internet, and inflames a divided country. The media pains Faye as a radical hippy with a sordid past, but as far as Samuel knows, his mother was an ordinary girl who married her high-school sweetheart. Which version is true? Two things are certain: she's facing some serious charges, and she needs Samuel's help ... List(s) this item appears in: Fiction - New for Spring 2017
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Originally published: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2016.

"First published ... as a Borzoi Book ..."--Title page verso.

Meet Samuel: stalled writer, bored teacher at a local college, obsessive player of online video games. He hasn't seen his mother, Faye, in decades, not since she abandoned her family when he was a boy. Now she has suddenly reappeared, having committed an absurd politically motivated crime that electrifies the nightly news, beguiles the Internet, and inflames a divided country. The media pains Faye as a radical hippy with a sordid past, but as far as Samuel knows, his mother was an ordinary girl who married her high-school sweetheart. Which version is true? Two things are certain: she's facing some serious charges, and she needs Samuel's help ...

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