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The shortest way home: a novel

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A NOVEL FULL OF HUMOR AND HOPE FOR FINDING YOURSELF WHERE YOU LEAST EXPECTEDSean has spent twenty years in Third World war zones and natural disaster areas, fully embracing what he’d always felt was his life’s mission. But when burnout sets in, Sean is reluctantly drawn home to Belham, Massachusetts, the setting of Fay’s much-lovedShelter Me. There, he discovers that his steely aunt, overly dramatic sister, and quirky nephew are having a little natural disaster of their own. When he reconnects with a woman from his past, Sean has to wonder if the bonds of love and loyalty might just rewrite his destiny. Completely relatable, The Shortest Way Home is another perfect serving of a slice of life from the irresistible Fay.Winner of the Library Journal Award for Best Women's Fiction
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lastUpdate 2017-05-22 04:43:04AM

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display_description Nurse Sean Doran returns from Africa and assumes the parental burden of caring for his aunt and nephew, a responsibility for which he is ill equipped. Soon, he reconnects with Becky, his childhood friend, but their budding romance is threatened by Sean's pathological reluctance to put down roots, and he has to finally decide what's most important to him.
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subject_facet Brothers and sisters -- Fiction, Domestic fiction, Huntington's chorea -- Fiction, Interpersonal relations -- Fiction, Psychological fiction
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title The shortest way home a novel
title_display The shortest way home
title_full The Shortest Way Home A Novel, The shortest way home / Juliette Fay, The shortest way home / by Juliette Fay, The shortest way home [electronic resource] / Juliette Fay, The shortest way home [sound recording] : a novel / Juliette Fay
title_short The shortest way home
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