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Home leave: a novel [electronic resource] / Brittani Sonnenberg.

Sonnenberg, Brittani. (Author). Bellair, Leslie. (Narrator). hoopla digital. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781478953579 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • ISBN: 1478953578 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 audio file (420 min.)) : digital.
  • Edition: Abridged.
  • Publisher: [United States] : Hachette Audio : 2014.

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Restrictions on Access Note: Digital content provided by hoopla.
Participant or Performer Note: Read by Leslie Bellair.
Summary, etc.: Chris Kriegstein is a man on the move, with a global career that catapults his family across North America, Europe, and Asia. For his wife, Elise, the hardship of chronic relocation is soothed by the allure of reinvention. Over the years, Elise shape-shifts: once a secretive Southern Baptist, she finds herself becoming a seasoned expat in Shanghai, an unapologetic adulterer in Thailand, and, finally, a renowned interior decorator in Madison. But it's the Kriegstein daughters, Leah and Sophie, who face the most tumult. Fiercely protective of each other--but also fiercely competitive--the two sisters long for stability in an ever-changing environment. With each new move, the girls find they can count on only one thing: the consoling, confounding presence of each other. When the family suffers an unimaginable loss, they can't help but wonder: Was it meant to be, or did one decision change their lives forever? And what does it mean when home is everywhere and nowhere at the same time? With humor and heart, Brittani Sonnenberg chases this wildly loveable family through the excitement and anguish of their adventures around the world.
System Details Note: Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Americans > Foreign countries > Fiction.
Moving, Household > Fiction.
Families > Fiction.

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