The News from the End of the World

The News from the End of the World

by Emily Jeanne Miller

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Overview


Meet the lovable but dysfunctional Lake family over the four days that will make or break them
 
When Vance Lake—broke, jobless, and recently dumped—takes refuge with twin brother Craig back home on Cape Cod, he unwittingly finds himself smack in the middle of a crisis that would test the bonds of even the most cohesive family, let alone the Lakes. Craig is strangely mournful and angry at equal turns. His exasperated wife, Gina, is on the brink of an affair. At the center of it all is seventeen-year-old Amanda: adored niece, rebellious daughter, and stubborn stepdaughter. She’s also pregnant.

Told in alternating points of view by each member of this colorful New England clan, and infused with the quiet charm of the Cape in the off-season, The News from the End of the World follows one family into a crucible of pent-up resentments, old and new secrets, and memories long buried. Only by coming to terms with their pasts, both separately and together, do they stand a chance of emerging intact.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780547734415
Publisher: HMH Books
Publication date: 02/21/2017
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 8.20(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author


EMILY JEANNE MILLER graduated from Princeton University and holds an MFA from the University of Florida. She has received fellowships from Yaddo, the MacDowell Colony, and the Sewanee Writers' Conference, and is the author of Brand New Human Being.

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