Home and Away by Joanne Meschery

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California's Helen Gallagher Castle confronts life as a modern mother, with a daughter on the verge of womanhood; as a modern daughter, caring for her stroke-victim father; as a modern wife with a ski-bum husband; and as a modern self-fulfilled woman. Tour.
 

About Joanne Meschery

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Joanne Meschery is the author of "A Gentleman's Guide to the Frontier" (1991), "In a High Place" (1981) and "Truckee: A History" (1978).
 
Published May 5, 1994 by Simon & Schuster. 288 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Hedy Gallagher Castle measures out the days of this story by the calendar of the Persian Gulf War and the schedule of her daughter's high school basketball team. These two ``home and away'' battles cr

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Hedy Gallagher Castle measures out the days of this story by the calendar of the Persian Gulf War and the schedule of her daughter's high school basketball team.

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Entertainment Weekly

Home and Away is that rarest of novels, one that minutely examines the days of a person's life, infiltrating someone's skin and counting her breaths, without making you wish for a car chase to liven things up.

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