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Homecoming

Written by Belva Plain
Read by Lindsay Crouse

Work ID: 131738

ISBN: 9780553752021

Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download

List Price: $9.95

On Sale Date: Jul 5, 2000



With unerring insight and emotional power, Belva Plain, in her extraordinary novel, tells the story of a family divided and of the proud matriarch who takes a bold last stand to unite her warring children in what may be their last Homecoming.

It is a crisp December day when Annette Byrne walks to the end of her long, curving driveway and drops five sealed envelopes into the mailbox, quickly, before second thoughts stay her hand.  Shortly thereafter, with the holidays approaching, her estranged family will be gathered at her country estate for the first time in years.

The sons. . . two brothers embittered by a breach of ethics, honor, and trust.  The grandchildren. . . one young couple on the verge of divorce; another, lovingly united against the parents who have tarnished their lives.  As the ill-fated meeting hurtles toward a bitter and abrupt conclusion, not even Annette Byrne's indomitable will can heal the rift--until a shattering event alters the landscape forever.


From the Paperback edition.

"Uplifting."
--Library Journal

"Belva Plain writes with authority and integrity."
--San Francisco Chronicle

A Main Selection of the Literary Guild


From the Paperback edition.