Pretend We Are Lovely

Pretend We Are Lovely

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Its the summer of 1982 in Blacksburg, Virginiaseven years after the suspicious death of a son and siblingand the Sobel family is hungry. Francie dresses in tennis skirts and ankle socks and weighs her grams of allotted carrots and iceberg lettuce. Her semi-estranged husband Tate prefers a packed fridge and hidden doughnuts. Daughters Enid, ten, and Vivvy, almost thirteen, are subtler versions of their parents, measuring their summer vacation by meals had or meals skipped. But at summers end, secrets both old and new emerge and Francie disappears, leaving the family teetering on the brink.
Publisher: Portland, OR : Tin House Books, 2017
Edition: First U.S. edition
ISBN: 9781941040669
1941040667
Characteristics: 300 pages ; 22 cm

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