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The family holiday / Elizabeth Noble.

By: Material type: TextTextPublisher: [London] : Penguin Books, 2020Copyright date: ©2020Description: 425 pages ; 24 cmContent type:
  • text
Media type:
  • unmediated
Carrier type:
  • volume
ISBN:
  • 9781405946209
Subject(s): Genre/Form: DDC classification:
  • 823.92 23
Summary: Charlie is determined to celebrate his eightieth birthday surrounded by family. The trouble is that ever since he lost his wife - the true north of the Chamberlain family - his children's differences have pulled them apart. His daughter Laura is divorced and struggling with her new reality. And with her teenage son accused of a crime by his girlfriend's parents, she doesn't know which crisis to deal with first. Charlie's sons couldn't be in more different positions- Scott is recently married, acquiring two stepdaughters and breaking his confirmed bachelor ways. Nick is still reeling from losing his wife in a tragic accident, and coping alone with three young children. Now, brought together for Charlie's birthday and two weeks away from the world, the family must untangle what divides them and discover, at last, what binds them all together . . .
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Includes excerpt from Other people's husbands.

Charlie is determined to celebrate his eightieth birthday surrounded by family. The trouble is that ever since he lost his wife - the true north of the Chamberlain family - his children's differences have pulled them apart. His daughter Laura is divorced and struggling with her new reality. And with her teenage son accused of a crime by his girlfriend's parents, she doesn't know which crisis to deal with first. Charlie's sons couldn't be in more different positions- Scott is recently married, acquiring two stepdaughters and breaking his confirmed bachelor ways. Nick is still reeling from losing his wife in a tragic accident, and coping alone with three young children. Now, brought together for Charlie's birthday and two weeks away from the world, the family must untangle what divides them and discover, at last, what binds them all together . . .

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