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Four Walls and a Leaky Roof

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ISBN-10: 149129891X

ISBN-13: 9781491298916

Edition: N/A

Authors: Brenda Meisels

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On an icy winter night, Tulip stuffs clothing in paper bags, gathers her three children, and flees her husband. Waitressing in a run-down diner, the beleaguered mother impulsively purchases a dilapidated house, the eyesore of the neighborhood. Buoyed by her feisty-can-do attitude, she strives to make "Old Grouchy" their home. Tulip's genteel neighbors are appalled by this brassy woman and her unrestrained children. However, a winsome, mysterious neighbor steps forward and offers his skills as a handy man. His nosey, possessive mother considers Tulip white trash and intervenes. Tulip's deadbeat, abusive husband menaces her. Her children are traumatized. She is desperate. Grace, a motherly…    
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Book details

List price: $15.00
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication date: 11/12/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 254
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

In Brenda Humphrey Meisels' first novel, Family at Booknook, a pregnant teenager, a shadow of a girl named Sparrow, is banished from her home. She is foisted on a cantankerous old man who owns a bookstore, Booknook. Withdrawn, Sparrow seemingly sleepwalks through her pregnancy. With the birth of her baby, she comes to life and refuses to give her child up for adoption. A unique family is formed.Family at Booknook is about relationships and growth. A grieving, crotchety old man finds purpose in life. A reclusive young mother and her feisty daughter come of age, and together confront the mystery of the missing father.Brenda Meisels Is a retired social worker psychotherapist. She is privileged…