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|| Lush with sensory detail and emotional complexity, Dream House is about family, home, and an architect's journey to understand the crippling hold one house has on her.In the months following her parents' fatal car accident in Maine, architect Gina Gilbert is coming apart: anxious with her two young children, alienated by her clients' grand house dreams, and no longer certain she feels at home in San Francisco. While she and her sister Cassie are cleaning out their childhood home on the coast of Maine, they stir up painful memories and resentments over family possessions. A legendary collection of historically significant letters is missing from the artifacts they unearth, supporting a decades-old suspicion that their aunt or estranged cousin has stolen them. Threatened by the loss of the old house and its extraordinary seaside landscape, Gina finds her heart swinging wildly between Maine and California, creating conflict with her husband, Paul. To learn what the Maine...
|| Electronic reproduction. New York : Bonhomie Press, 2015. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 1145 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).