Akin : a novel
(Large Print)

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New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2019.
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9780316425872, 0316425877
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Batavia Public Library District - Large TypeLARGE PRINT FIC Donoghue, EmmaOn Shelf
Berwyn Public Library - StacksLARGE PRINT DONOGHUEOn Shelf
Cicero Public Library - StacksLP DONOGHUE, EMMAOn Shelf
Crete Public Library District - Large TypeLT F DONOGHUE, E.On Shelf
Downers Grove Public Library - 2nd Floor - AdultLARGE TYPE FICTION DONOGHUE, E.On Shelf
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Large Print
Edition
Large print edition., First edition.
Physical Desc
532 pages (large print) : illustrations ; 25 cm
Language
English

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"Noah Selvaggio is a retired chemistry professor and widower living on the Upper West Side, but born in the South of France. He is days away from his first visit back to Nice since he was a child, bringing with him a handful of puzzling photos he's discovered from his mother's wartime years. But he receives a call from social services: Noah is the closest available relative of an eleven-year-old great-nephew he's never met, who urgently needs someone to look after him. Out of a feeling of obligation, Noah agrees to take Michael along on his trip. Much has changed in this famously charming seaside mecca, still haunted by memories of the Nazi occupation. The unlikely duo, suffering from jet lag and culture shock, bicker about everything from steak fries to screen time. But Noah gradually comes to appreciate the boy's truculent wit, and Michael's ease with tech and sharp eye help Noah unearth troubling details about their family's past. Both come to grasp the risks people in all eras have run for their loved ones, and find they are more akin than they knew. Written with all the tenderness and psychological intensity that made Room an international bestseller, Akin is a funny, heart-wrenching tale of an old man and a boy, born two generations apart, who unpick their painful story and start to write a new one together."--provided by publisher.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Donoghue, E. (2019). Akin: a novel. Large print edition. New York: Little, Brown and Company.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Donoghue, Emma, 1969-. 2019. Akin: A Novel. New York: Little, Brown and Company.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Donoghue, Emma, 1969-, Akin: A Novel. New York: Little, Brown and Company, 2019.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Donoghue, Emma. Akin: A Novel. Large print edition. New York: Little, Brown and Company, 2019. Print.

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