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Heroes of the frontier: a novel

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“A picaresque adventure and spiritual coming-of-age tale — On the Road crossed with Henderson the Rain King… Deeply affecting.” —Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times 

Longlisted for an Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction 

A captivating, often hilarious novel of family and wilderness from the bestselling author of The Circle, this is a powerful examination of our contemporary life and a rousing story of adventure.
 
Josie and her children’s father have split up, she’s been sued by a former patient and lost her dental practice, and she’s grieving the death of a young man senselessly killed. When her ex asks to take the children to meet his new fiancée’s family, Josie makes a run for it, figuring Alaska is about as far as she can get without a passport. Josie and her kids, Paul and Ana, rent a...
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Longlisted for an Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction 

A captivating, often hilarious novel of family and wilderness from the bestselling author of The Circle, this is a powerful examination of our contemporary life and a rousing story of adventure.
 
Josie and her children’s father have split up, she’s been sued by a former patient and lost her dental practice, and she’s grieving the death of a young man senselessly killed. When her ex asks to take the children to meet his new fiancée’s family, Josie makes a run for it, figuring Alaska is about as far as she can get without a passport. Josie and her kids, Paul and Ana, rent a...
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subject_facetAction and adventure fiction
Alaska -- Fiction
Domestic fiction
Large type books
Psychological fiction
Recreational vehicle living -- Fiction
Single mothers -- Fiction
Single parents -- Fiction
title_displayHeroes of the frontier : a novel
title_fullHeroes of the Frontier
Heroes of the frontier / Dave Eggers
Heroes of the frontier : a novel / Dave Eggers
Heroes of the frontier [text (large print)] / by Dave Eggers
title_shortHeroes of the frontier
title_suba novel
topic_facetFiction
Literature
Recreational vehicle living
Single mothers
Single parents
Thriller