The goodbye year
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The goodbye year a novel by Kaira Sturdivant Rouda

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Published .
Written in English


  • Interpersonal relations,
  • Families,
  • Peer pressure,
  • Empty nesters,
  • High school students,
  • Fiction

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The behind-the-scenes look into the family lives of the Bronsons, the Nelsons, the Parkers, the Potts, and the Wilsons. Told from the points of view of both the parents and the kids, The Goodbye Year explores high school peer pressure, what its like for young people to face the unknown of life after high school, and how a transition that should be the beginning of a couples second act togetherempty nestingmight possibly be the end.

Edition Notes

Includes an excerpt from Here, home, hope, by the author.

Statementby Kaira Rouda
The Physical Object
Pagination281 pages
Number of Pages281
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27216070M
ISBN 101940716330
ISBN 109781940716336
LC Control Number2015956247

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