Keegan, Claire

Foster -- Claire Keegan, Hardcover

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An international bestseller and one of The Times' "Top 50 Novels Published in the 21st Century," Claire Keegan's piercing contemporary classic Foster is a heartbreaking story of childhood, loss, and love; now released as a standalone book for the first time ever in the USIt is a hot summer in rural Ireland. A child is taken by her father to live with relatives on a farm, not knowing when or if she will be brought home again. In the Kinsellas' house, she finds an affection and warmth she has not known and slowly, in their care, begins to blossom. But there is something unspoken in this new household--where everything is so well tended to--and this summer must soon come to an end.Winner of the prestigious Davy Byrnes Award and published in an abridged version in the New Yorker, this internationally bestselling contemporary classic is now available for the first time in the US in a full, standalone edition. A story of astonishing emotional depth, Foster showcases Claire Keegan's great talent and secures her reputation as one of our most important storytellers.

Author: Claire Keegan
Publisher: Grove Press
Published: 11/01/2022
Pages: 128
Binding Type: Hardcover
Weight: 0.48lbs
Size: 7.40h x 5.00w x 0.70d
ISBN: 9780802160140

Review Citation(s):
Library Journal Prepub Alert 06/01/2022 pg. 4
Publishers Weekly 09/12/2022
Booklist 10/01/2022 pg. 23

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