Family Baggage

Family Baggage

A Novel

Book - 2005 | Ballantine Books trade paperback edition.
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"An endearing and humane story about a family and its sticky web of secrets and misunderstandings . . . one of those rare books you could recommend to anyone and know that they'll love it."
-The Australian Women's Weekly

Harriet Turner knows all about journeys. She's arranged hundreds of them for her family's travel agency. Now Harriet is joining her adopted sister, Lara, to lead a group through the Cornish countryside. But when Lara fails to appear at the airport as planned, Harriet finds herself in uncharted territory and suddenly alone with a busload of eccentric seniors. As the tour wends its way through the picturesque landscape, Harriet must uncover her sister's whereabouts and confront long-held family secrets involving Lara's arrival twenty-five years ago . . . not to mention keeping track of more baggage-real and emotional-than she ever expected.

"With every book, Monica McInerney becomes more skilled at juggling plot complexities and giving depth to her characters. . . . Perfect [for] weekend reading."
-Marie Claire (Australia)

"A book to treasure that is clever, amusing and heart-warmingly touching."
-Woman's Day (Australia)
Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, [2005]
Edition: Ballantine Books trade paperback edition.
Copyright Date: ©2005
ISBN: 9780345490124
Branch Call Number: FIC McIne
Characteristics: x, 499 pages ; 20 cm


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