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Instructions for a heatwave


Summary: When a recently retired family patriarch clears out his bank account and disappears during a sweltering summer in 1976, his three children converge on their mother's home for the first time in years and track clues to an ancestral village in Ireland, where they uncover illuminating family secrets.

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  • ISBN: 0385349408 (Hardcover)
  • ISBN: 9780385349406 (Hardcover)
  • Physical Description: 289 pages ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First United States edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2013.
Subject: London (England) Fiction
Family secrets Fiction
Children of disappeared persons Fiction
Genre: Psychological fiction.
Domestic fiction.

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  • 1 / 1 copies available at Athens-Clarke County Library


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