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The Smell of Other People's Houses

The Smell of Other People's Houses

Author: Bonnie-Sue Hitchcock
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Alaska, 1970: growing up here is like nowhere else. Ruth wants to be remembered by her grieving mother.Dora wishes she was invisible to her abusive father.Alyce is staying at home to please her parents. Hank is running away for the sake of his brothers. Four very different lives are about to become entangled. Because if we don't save each other, how can we begin to save ourselves?Bonnie-Sue Hitchcock's extraordinary, stunning debut is both moving, and deeply authentic. These intertwining stories of love, tragedy, wild luck, and salvation on the edge of America's Last Frontier introduce a writer of rare and wonderful talent.

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Love, tragedy, luck and salvation in the interweaving stories of four teenagers in this extraordinary 1970s Alaskan set debut novel.

Author description

Born and raised in Alaska and a longtime journalist for Alaska Public Radio, Bonnie-Sue Hitchcock spent ten years fishing commercially and raised her children on a boat in Southeast Alaska - bringing a rare authenticity to her writing about America's last frontier. She now lives in Lyons, Colorado, where she's slowly rebuilding her house after the catastrophic floods of September 2013. THE SMELL OF OTHER PEOPLE'S HOUSES is her first novel.

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General Fields

  • : 9780571314959
  • : Faber Faber
  • : Faber Faber
  • : March 2016
  • : 198mm X 129mm X 18mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : May 2016
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Main - YA edition
  • : 272
  • : en
  • : Bonnie-Sue Hitchcock
  • : 813.6
  • : Paperback