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Self Storage

Brandeis, Gayle

Edité par Ballantine, 2007
ISBN 10: 0345492609 / ISBN 13: 9780345492609
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Titre : Self Storage

Éditeur : Ballantine

Date d'édition : 2007

Reliure : Hardcover

Etat du livre : Fine

Etat de la jaquette : Fine

Signé : Signed by Author

Edition : 1st Edition.

Description :

First Edition (first printing). The second novel by the author of THE BOOK OF DEAD BIRDS, the story of a woman's success in finding unique treasures from the auctions of abandoned storage units -- set during the year following September 11. Fine/Fine. Signed by Brandeis on the title page. N° de réf. du libraire 50243

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Synopsis : Flan Parker has always had an inquisitive mind, searching for what?s hidden below the surface and behind the door. Her curious nature and enthusiastic probing have translated into a thriving resale business in the university housing complex where she lives with her husband and two young children. Flan?s venture helps pay the bills while her husband works on his dissertation, work that lately seems to involve more loafing on the sofa watching soap operas than reading or writing. The secret of her enterprising success: unique and everyday treasures bought from the auctions of forgotten and abandoned storage units.

When Flan secures the winning bid on a box filled only with an address and a note bearing the word ?yes,? she sets out to discover the source of this mysterious message and its meaning. Armed with a well-worn copy of Walt Whitman?s Leaves of Grass that she turns to for guidance and solace, Flan becomes determined to find the ?yes? in her own life. This search inward only strengthens her desire to unearth the hidden stories of those around her?in particular, her burqa-clad Afghan neighbor. Flan?s interest in this intriguing and secretive woman, however, comes at a formidable price for Flan and her family.

Set during the year following the September 11 attacks, Self Storage explores the raw insecurities of a changed society. With lush writing, great humor, and a genuine heart, Gayle Brandeis takes a peek into the souls of a woman and a community?and reveals that it is not our differences that drive us apart but our willful concealment of the qualities that connect us.

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