On Sale: May 2, 2017
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An intricately crafted story of madness, magic and
misfortune across three generations from the author of
The Middle of Somewhere and House Broken...
Vermont, 1972. Carole LaPorte has a satisfying, ordinary
life. She cares for her children, balances the books for
the familyâ€™s auto shop and laughs when her husband slow
dances her across the kitchen floor. Her tragic childhood
might have happened to someone else.
But now her mind is playing tricks on her. The accounts
wonâ€™t reconcile and the murmuring she hears isnâ€™t the
television. She ought to seek help, but sheâ€™s terrified
of being locked away in a mental hospital like her
mother, Solange. So Carole hides her symptoms, withdraws
from her family and unwittingly sets her eleven-year-old
daughter Alison on a desperate search for meaning and
power: in Tarot cards, in omens from a nearby river and
in a mysterious blue glass box belonging to her
An exploration of the power of courage and love to
overcome a damning legacy, All the Best People celebrates
the search for identity and grace in the most ordinary
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