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Mother, mother: a novel
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New York : Crown Publishers, [2013].
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366 pages ; 22 cm
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FICTION Zailckas, K.
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From Koren Zailckas, author of the iconic memoir SMASHED: an electrifying debut novel about a family being torn apart by the woman who claims to love them most
 
Josephine Hurst has her family under control. With two beautiful daughters, a brilliantly intelligent son, a tech-guru of a husband, and a historical landmark home, her life is picture perfect. But living in this matriarch’s determinedly cheerful, yet subtly controlling domain hasn’t been easy for her family, and when her oldest daughter, Rose, runs off with a mysterious boyfriend, Josephine tightens her grip, gradually turning her flawless home into a darker sort of prison.
Resentful of her sister’s newfound freedom, Violet turns to eastern philosophy, hallucinogenic drugs, and extreme fasting, eventually landing herself in a psych ward. Meanwhile, her brother, Will, recently diagnosed with Asperger's, shrinks further into a world of self-doubt. Their father, Douglas, finds resolve in the bottom of a bottle—an addict craving his own chance to escape. Josephine struggles to maintain the family’s impeccable façade, but when a violent incident leads to a visit from child protective services, the truth about the Hursts might finally be revealed.
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English
ISBN:
9780385347235, 0385347235
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APA Citation (style guide)

Zailckas, K. (2013). Mother, mother: a novel. First edition. New York, Crown Publishers.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Zailckas, Koren. 2013. Mother, Mother: A Novel. New York, Crown Publishers.

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Zailckas, Koren, Mother, Mother: A Novel. New York, Crown Publishers, 2013.

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Zailckas, Koren. Mother, Mother: A Novel. First edition. New York, Crown Publishers, 2013.

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