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Pretend we are lovely / Noley Reid.

Reid, Noley (author.).

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Derby Public Library FIC REI (Text to phone) 34047138782785 Adult Fiction Available -
Milford Public Library REID Noley (Text to phone) 34013077628496 Adult Fiction Available -
Norfolk Library FIC REI (Text to phone) 36058010247373 Adult Fiction Available -
Thompson Public Library Reid (Text to phone) 34038118768787 Adult Fiction Available -

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Summary, etc.: It's the summer of 1982 in Blacksburg, Virginia--seven years after the suspicious death of a son and sibling--and the Sobel family is hungry. Francie dresses in tennis skirts and ankle socks and weighs her grams of allotted carrots and iceberg lettuce. Her semi-estranged husband Tate prefers a packed fridge and hidden doughnuts. Daughters Enid, ten, and Vivvy, almost thirteen, are subtler versions of their parents, measuring their summer vacation by meals had or meals skipped. But at summer's end, secrets both old and new emerge and Francie disappears, leaving the family teetering on the brink. Told from alternating points of view by the four living Sobels, Pretend We Are Lovely is a sharp and darkly funny story of forgiveness, family secrets, and the losses we inherit. At its core is the ever-complicated and deeply-devoted bond of sisterhood as the girls, left mostly to their own devices, must navigate their way through middle school, find comfort in each other, and learn the difference between food and nourishment.
Subject: Family secrets Fiction
Forgiveness Fiction
Genre: Domestic fiction.
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