The Burgess boys : a novel
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New York : Random House Trade Paperbacks, 2014.
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Random House Trade paperback edition.
Physical Desc
332 pages ; 21 cm
Language
English
ISBN
9780812979510, 0812979516

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"Originally published in hardcover in the United States by Random House ... in 2013"--Title page verso.
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Includes reader's guide with an essay by the author and questions for discussion.
Description
Haunted by the freak accident that killed their father when they were children, Jim and Bob Burgess escaped from their Maine hometown of Shirley Falls for New York City as soon as they possibly could. Jim, a sleek, successful corporate lawyer, has belittled his bighearted brother their whole lives, and Bob, a Legal Aid attorney who idolizes Jim, has always taken it in stride. But their long-standing dynamic is upended when their sister, Susan -- the Burgess sibling who stayed behind -- urgently calls them home. Her lonely teenage son, Zach, has gotten himself into a world of trouble, and Susan desperately needs their help. And so the Burgess brothers return to the landscape of their childhood, where the long-buried tensions that have shaped and shadowed their relationship begin to surface in unexpected ways that will change them forever.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Strout, E. (2014). The Burgess boys: a novel. Random House Trade paperback edition. New York: Random House Trade Paperbacks.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Strout, Elizabeth. 2014. The Burgess Boys: A Novel. New York: Random House Trade Paperbacks.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Strout, Elizabeth, The Burgess Boys: A Novel. New York: Random House Trade Paperbacks, 2014.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Strout, Elizabeth. The Burgess Boys: A Novel. Random House Trade paperback edition. New York: Random House Trade Paperbacks, 2014. Print.

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