“Tantalizing ... captivating ... provocative.”—BooklistLate in her twentieth year, Beatrice, who dreams of a life on the stage, is confronting a home life torn asunder. She mails a letter on the sly to her grandmother, a legendary actress long estranged from the family, sparking events that will change her life forever. Powerfully written and psychologically intricate, House Lights illuminates the corrosive power of family secrets and the redemptive struggle to find truth, forgiveness, and love.
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It’s somewhat surprising when the novel leaps ahead nearly 30 years for a muted ending that reveals choices and compromises Bebe has made, and the partial relaxation of her anger toward her errant, needy father.| Read Full Review of House Lights: A Novel
On the night Beatrice learns of the accusations made against her father the night she chooses to counter her mothers revelation by informing her mother of the implicitly disloyal letter shes mailed to Margaret Fourcey Beatrice drinks warm milk with her mother, who, for the first time ever, ...Jul 01 2007 | Read Full Review of House Lights: A Novel
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