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Christmas in Austin

by Markovits, Benjamin,

Format: Print Book 2019
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Summary
When the four Essinger children gather in Austin for Christmas, they all bring their news. Nathan is hoping to become a Federal judge. Susie's husband has taken a job in England. Jean has asked her boyfriend and boss to meet her family. Paul has broken up with Dana, mother of their son Cal. But their parents have plans, too, and invite Dana to stay, hoping to bring the couple back together. As the week unfolds, the Essingers all face conflicts of loyalty and tensions between old families and new. Rich, intimate, and deeply perceptive, Benjamin Markovits' Christmas in Austin beautifully explores the deep-rooted division between the world we grow up in, and the life we make for ourselves.
Additional Information
Subjects Families -- Fiction.
Adult children -- Fiction.
Parent and adult child -- Fiction.
Austin (Tex.) -- Fiction.
Christmas fiction.
Domestic fiction.
Publisher London :2019
Language English
Description 421 pages ; 25 cm
ISBN 9780571354252
0571354254
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