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    • ISBN:9781473617575
    • Publication date:21 Jan 2016

Homecoming

By Belva Plain

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A stirring family saga from the queen of the genre

With unerring insight and emotional power, Belva Plain, in her extraordinary
novel, tells the story of a family divided and of the proud matriarch who takes
a bold last stand to unite her warring children in what may be their last Homecoming.

It is a crisp December day when Annette Byrne walks to the end of her long,
curving driveway and drops five sealed envelopes into the mailbox, quickly,
before second thoughts stay her hand. Shortly thereafter, with the holidays
approaching, her estranged family will be gathered at her country estate for
the first time in years.

The sons. . . two brothers embittered by a breach of ethics, honor, and trust.
The grandchildren. . . one young couple on the verge of divorce; another, lovingly
united against the parents who have tarnished their lives. As the ill-fated meeting
hurtles toward a bitter and abrupt conclusion, not even Annette Byrne's indomitable
will can heal the rift--until a shattering event alters the landscape forever.

Biographical Notes

Belva Plain's first novel, EVERGREEN, was published in 1978 and became an international bestseller. She has since entranced a worldwide audience with fourteen more bestsellers. She lives in northern New Jersey.

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  • ISBN: 9780340712290
  • Publication date: 02 Jul 1998
  • Page count: 212
  • Imprint: Hodder & Stoughton
The queen of family-saga writers . . . Belva Plain is in a class of her own. — New York Times on HER FATHER'S HOUSE
A terrific tale of a father's devotion and its sad consequences. — The Bookseller on HER FATHER'S HOUSE
As ever Belva envelopes many intriguing characters for a delightful profligacy of non-restrained emotions . . . an addictive page turner. — North Wales Chronicle on SIGHT OF THE STARS
This is one book you won't be able to put down . . . be prepared for a thoroughly compelling read. — Woman's Weekly on FORTUNE'S HAND
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