A Seahorse Year

A Seahorse Year

Book - 2004
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Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 2004.
ISBN: 9780618439232
0618439234
Branch Call Number: FICTION D'Erasmo Stacey 2004
Characteristics: 360 p. ;,22 cm.

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In contemporary San Francisco, an extended family is transformed by the emerging breakdown of a troubled adolescent boy. The lives of those who love Christopher -- his mother, Nan; her lover, Marina; his gay father, Hal; and Christopher's loyal girlfriend, Tamara -- are pushed to the edge by som... Read More »

Stacey D'Erasmo's new novel, following the highly acclaimed Tea, is a powerful and beautiful book about a pivotal year in the life of a quintessentially modern family. In contemporary San Francisco, an extended family is transformed by the emerging breakdown of a troubled adolescent boy. The live... Read More »

An extended family living in San Francisco faces the approaching breakdown of a troubled adolescent boy and the tribulations caused by the difficulties of gay parenthood.


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Nov 14, 2011

I found this to be an insightful book into relationships between parents and lovers.
When mental illness hits this family for the modern age you can't help but get pulled into their world. It's an extremely well written novel. It won't be for everyone but its well worth the read.

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