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Housebreaking / Colleen Hubbard.

Hubbard, Colleen, (author.).

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  • ISBN: 9780593337028
  • ISBN: 0593337026
  • Physical Description: 344 pages; 21 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Berkley, 2022.

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Summary, etc.:
"Following a long-standing family feud and looking to settle the score, a woman decides to dismantle her family home-alone and by hand-and move it across a frozen pond during a harsh New England winter in this mesmerizing, completely unique debut. After years of being away and with both of her parents gone, Del's life is feeling stagnant. Living with her father's ex-boyfriend and recently fired from her cleaning job, it's almost a relief when she hears from her uncle who says he'll pay her for the family home so he can develop the land. Sure, Del's going to take the money, but she's not going to let her house be demolished-and certainly not by her uncle. With a family that's never done her any good and a whole lot of free time, she decides to channel her energy into tearing the home apart-by hand-and moving it across a frozen pond. But as she'll soon discover, this task stirs up old memories, and family members-who she'd rather forget-will eventually come knocking on her door. And just maybe, Del will learn that brokenness can be a remarkable gift as it offers us the chance to start again. This spare, strange, magical book is both a story of the powerlessness and hurt that runs through a family but also about the moments after destruction, when the debris settles, and it's time to rebuild. Not for them but for us"-- Provided by publisher.
Genre: Novels.

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  • 1 of 3 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at De Soto.


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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
De Soto Public Library F Hub (Text) 33858000015898 New Books Checked out 06/01/2022

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