The Favorite Daughter

The Favorite Daughter

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Penguin Putnam
From the New York Times bestselling author of The Bookshop at Water’s End, here is a lush, heart-wrenching novel about the power of memory, the meaning of family, and learning to forgive.

Ten years ago, Lena Donohue experienced a wedding-day betrayal so painful that she fled the small town of Watersend, South Carolina, and reinvented herself in New York City. Though now a freelance travel writer, the one place she rarely goes is home—until she learns of her dad’s failing health.

Returning to Watersend means seeing the sister she has avoided for a decade and the brother who runs the family’s Irish pub and has borne the burden of his sisters’ rift. While Alzheimer’s slowly steals their father’s memories, the siblings rush to preserve his life in stories and in photographs. As his secret past brings Lena’s own childhood into focus, it sends her on a journey to discover the true meaning of home.

Baker & Taylor
Reluctantly returning to her South Carolina home a decade after a wrenching betrayal, a freelance travel writer teams up with her estranged siblings to record their Alzheimer's patient father's personal stories, bringing their own into unexpected focus. Original.

Publisher: New York : Berkley, 2019
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780399583131
0399583130
9780399583148
Branch Call Number: FICTION HENRY 2019
Characteristics: 348 pages ; 21 cm

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