Homecoming (Mass Market Paperbound)

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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.

About the Author

Belva Plain (1915 2010) was the author of more than a dozen bestselling novels with both period and contemporary settings and themes.

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--Library Journal

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

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Product Details
ISBN: 9780440225270
ISBN-10: 0440225272
Publisher: Dell Publishing Company
Publication Date: October 12th, 1998
Pages: 304
Language: English