Fly Away Home: Book summary and reviews of Fly Away Home by Jennifer Weiner

Fly Away Home

A Novel

by Jennifer Weiner

Fly Away Home by Jennifer Weiner
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  • Published in USA  Jul 2010
    368 pages
    Genre: Novels

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From the #1 New York Times bestselling author, a novel about a family of women who seek refuge in an old beach house.

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"This best-selling author proves again that she writes the best page-turners around." - Elle

"Fly Away Home...is the book to pack this summer. The latest from Jennifer Weiner has it all." - St. Petersburg Times

"The season's hottest chick lit...We're fascinated by the stories of betrayed political wives, and now the best-selling author of Good in Bed cozies up to the subject in her new novel." - USA Today

"The...quintessential beach read!" - Columbus Dispatch

"Sharp, hysterical, thoughtful. . .Jennifer Weiner's latest treat hits the spot" - The Providence Journal

"Fresh, nuanced... Weiner wryly and sensitively shows the trade-offs we all make to maintain our relationships." - Parade

"Weiner’s trademark blend of wit and sensitivity...distinguishes this timely tale about a family in crisis." - Booklist

"Smart and juicy" - Good Housekeeping

"Witty and smart" - O Magazine

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Jennifer Weiner Author Biography

Jennifer Weiner was born in 1970 on an army base in Louisiana. She grew up in Connecticut, and graduated from Princeton University with a degree in English literature. She worked as a newspaper reporter in Central Pennsylvania, Lexington, Kentucky, and Philadelphia, before the publication of her first novel, Good In Bed, in 2001.

Her novels In Her Shoes (2002), which was turned into a major motion picture; Little Earthquakes (2004), Goodnight Nobody (2005), the short story collection The Guy Not Taken (2006), Certain Girls (2008), Best Friends Forever (2009), Fly Away Home (2010), and Then Came You (2011). Her work has appeared in Seventeen, Salon, Redbook, Glamour, Good Housekeeping, and Elle.

She lives in Philadelphia with her family.

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