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Author Lynn, Allison.

Title The exiles : a novel / Allison Lynn.

Publication Info. Boston : New Harvest, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2013]

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Location Call No. Status
 Avon Free Public Library - Adult Department  F LYNN, A.    Check Shelf
 Berlin-Peck Memorial Library - Adult Fiction  FICTION LYNN    Check Shelf
 Glastonbury, Welles-Turner Memorial Library - Adult Department  F LYNN    Check Shelf
 New Britain, Main Library - Adult Fiction  FIC LYNN, A    Check Shelf
 Newington, Lucy Robbins Welles Library - Adult Department  F LYNN, A.    Check Shelf
 Windsor, Main Library - Adult Department  F-LYNN    Check Shelf
Description xii, 323 pages ; 22 cm
Summary A couple escaping the opulent lifestyle of Manhattan's Upper East Side move to Newport, Rhode Island, only to be confronted by the trappings of the life they tried to leave behind. Nate, a midlevel Wall Streeter, and his longtime girlfriend Emily are effectively evicted from New York City when they find they can no longer afford their apartment. An out presents itself in the form of a job offer for Nate in Newport--complete with a bucolic, small, and comparatively affordable new house. Eager to start fresh, they flee city life with their worldly goods packed tightly in their Jeep Cherokee. Yet within minutes of arriving in Rhode Island, their car and belongings are stolen, and they're left with nothing but the keys to an empty house and their bawling 10-month-old son. Over the three-day weekend that follows, as Emily and Nate watch their meager pile of cash dwindle and tensions increase, the secrets they kept from each other in the city emerge, threatening to destroy their hope for a shared future.
Subject Family secrets -- Rhode Island -- Fiction.
Rhode Island -- Fiction.
ISBN 9780544102101
054410210X
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