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The Homecoming Party

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Paperback. Pub Date :2010-6-1 Pages: 171 Publisher: Penguin Publishers NoteIt is Christmas Eve Sitting on the steps of the village church infront of an enormous bonfire lit in celebration of the season. afather and his son exchange stories The.. father speaks of life asan emigrant from Italy. in perpetual limbo between departure andreturn. between France and his home. The son tells of a life marredby his fathers long absences but also of an otherwise idyllicchildhood spent in a vivid. enchanting land. Each hides an awfulsecret concerning the fate of a mysterious man whose affair withthe boys older sister changed their lives. On this night ofnights. as the long-buried details seep through each mans story. ashared truth will finally emerge.Set in an Arbresh town insouthern Italy and told in alternating first-person voices. TheHomecoming is simultaneously a coming-of-age novel....


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July 2010 : USA Paperback

Title: The Homecoming Party
Author(s): Carmine Abate
ISBN: 1-933372-83-4 / 978-1-933372-83-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Europa Editions
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