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The News Where You Are

(2010)
A novel by

 
 
Awards
Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize for Comic Writing Best Novel (nominee)
From the bestselling author of What Was Lost comes a spirited literary mystery about a television anchorman's search for the truth about the disappearances that surround him

Frank Allcroft, a television news anchor in his hometown (where he reports on hard-hitting events, like the opening of canine gyms for overweight pets), is on the verge of a mid-life crisis. Beneath his famously corny on-screen persona, Frank is haunted by loss: the mysterious hit-and-run that killed his predecessor and friend, Phil, and the ongoing demolition of his architect father's monumental postwar buildings. And then there are the things he can't seem to lose, no matter how hard he tries: his home, for one, on the market for years; and the nagging sense that he will never quite be the son his mother - newly ensconced in an assisted-living center - wanted.

As Frank uncovers the shocking truth behind Phil's death, and comes to terms with his domineering father's legacy, it is his beloved young daughter, Mo, who points him toward the future. Funny and touching, The News Where You Are is a moving exploration of what we do and don't leave behind, proving once more that Catherine O'Flynn's writing "shimmers with dark brilliance" (Chicago Tribune).

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Praise for this book

"An awesomely talented writer." - Jonathan Coe


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Hardback Editions

December 2010 : UK Hardback
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Title: The News Where You Are
Author(s): Catherine O'Flynn
ISBN: 0-7531-8716-7 / 978-0-7531-8716-6 (UK edition)
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July 2010 : USA Hardback
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Title: The News Where You Are
Author(s): Catherine O'Flynn
ISBN: 0-385-66894-5 / 978-0-385-66894-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Bond Street Books
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Paperback Editions

November 2011 : UK Paperback
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Title: The News Where You Are
Author(s): Catherine O'Flynn
ISBN: 0-7531-8717-5 / 978-0-7531-8717-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: ISIS Large Print Books
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April 2011 : USA Paperback
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Title: The News Where You Are
Author(s): Catherine O'Flynn
ISBN: 0-385-66896-1 / 978-0-385-66896-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Anchor Canada
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December 2010 : UK Paperback
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Title: The News Where You Are
Author(s): Catherine O'Flynn
ISBN: 0-14-104636-8 / 978-0-14-104636-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin
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July 2010 : USA Paperback
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Title: The News Where You Are: A Novel
Author(s): Catherine O'Flynn
ISBN: 0-8050-9180-7 / 978-0-8050-9180-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Henry Holt
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July 2010 : USA Paperback
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Title: The News Where You Are
Author(s): Catherine O'Flynn
ISBN: 0-670-91855-5 / 978-0-670-91855-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Viking / Penguin Books
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Audio Editions

December 2010 : UK Audio Cassette

Title: The News Where You Are
Author(s): Catherine O'Flynn
ISBN: 1-4450-0648-0 / 978-1-4450-0648-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: ISIS Audio Books
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December 2010 : UK Audio CD

Title: The News Where You Are
Author(s): Catherine O'Flynn
ISBN: 1-4450-0649-9 / 978-1-4450-0649-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: ISIS Audio Books
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December 2010 : UK MP3 CD

Title: The News Where You Are
Author(s): Catherine O'Flynn
ISBN: 1-4450-0650-2 / 978-1-4450-0650-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: ISIS Audio Books
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July 2010 : USA Audio Cassette
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Title: The News Where You Are
Author(s): Catherine O'Flynn
ISBN: 1-4417-4819-9 / 978-1-4417-4819-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
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July 2010 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The News Where You Are
Author(s): Catherine O'Flynn
ISBN: 1-4417-4822-9 / 978-1-4417-4822-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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July 2010 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The News Where You Are
Author(s): Catherine O'Flynn
ISBN: 1-4417-4820-2 / 978-1-4417-4820-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
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July 2010 : USA MP3 CD
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Title: The News Where You Are
Author(s): Catherine O'Flynn
ISBN: 1-4417-4823-7 / 978-1-4417-4823-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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July 2010 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The News Where You Are: A Novel
Author(s): Catherine O'Flynn
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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Kindle Editions

June 2010 : USA Kindle edition
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Title: The News Where You Are: A Novel
Author(s): Catherine O'Flynn
Publisher: Picador
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June 2010 : Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The News Where You Are
Author(s): Catherine O'Flynn
Publisher: Bond Street Books
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June 2010 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: The News Where You Are
Author(s): Catherine O'Flynn
Publisher: Penguin
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