The good father: a novel

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Four years ago, nineteen-year-old Travis Brown made a choice: to raise his newborn daughter on his own. While most of his friends were out partying and meeting girls, Travis was at home, changing diapers and worrying about keeping food on the table. But he's never regretted his decision. Bella is the light of his life. The reason behind every move he makes. And so far, she is fed. Cared for. Safe. But when Travis loses his construction job and his home, the security he's worked so hard to create for Bella begins to crumble... Then a miracle. A job in Raleigh has the power to turn their fortunes around. It has to. But when Travis arrives in Raleigh, there is no job, only an offer to participate in a one-time criminal act that promises quick money and no repercussions. With nowhere else to turn, Travis must make another choice for his daughter's sake. Even if it means he might lose her.
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subject_facet Choice (Psychology) -- Fiction, Criminal behavior -- Fiction, Drug traffic -- Fiction, Fathers and daughters -- Fiction, Grief -- Fiction, North Carolina -- Fiction, Single fathers -- Fiction, Unemployed -- Fiction
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title_full The Good Father, The good father / Diane Chamberlain, The good father [electronic resource] : a novel / Diane Chamberlain
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