9780143118503

Dear Strangers: A Novel

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  • ISBN13:

    9780143118503

  • ISBN10:

    0143118501

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2011-02-22
  • Publisher: Penguin Group USA
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Summary

The acclaimed author of The Rug Merchantonce again "empowers us to seek the remarkable in what we all too often overlook" (Albuquerque Journal) As children, Oliver and Mary Finley awaited the arrival of their adopted baby brother-until their father's death shattered everything. Dear Strangersunfolds twenty-one years later, when attempts at a family reunion take a shocking turn, revealing hidden truths about the southwestern town where all of them came of age. Luminously written, with the taut emotional suspense of Dan Chaon and Kazuo Ishiguro, Meg Mullins weaves multiple perspectives into a masterful portrait of a community and the consequences of destiny and choice, grief and atonement, and the unexpected bonds formed with family and strangers alike.

Author Biography

Meg Mullins earned her MFA at Columbia. The story that formed the basis of this novel appeared in the Best American Short Stories in 2002.

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