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The Homecoming of Samuel Lake

A Novel

by Jenny Wingfield

The Homecoming of Samuel Lake
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    Jul 2011, 352 pages
    Jul 2012, 368 pages

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A story set in the Deep South that explores the unexpected traumas and exhilarating triumphs that make us human

37 out of 38 reviewers rated The Homecoming of Samuel Lake either 4 or 5 stars - one of our highest rated books ever!

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I didn't just read this book - I inhaled it - devoured it (Sue P)! This novel has it all. A quick, sharp writing style that's softened by the down-home voices of the characters, laugh out loud lines... Oh, and a villain you'll want to take care of with your own two hands. Don't miss this book (Madeline Mora-Summonte)! I loved the story, the characters, the setting... you'll be carried along and won't want to put it down (Martha D). The author's descriptions brought home the hardship of living in difficult and uncertain conditions and the joys of a loving family (Irene M). The novel renewed my belief that the good in humanity can overcome evil (Christine E). Well done, Jenny Wingfield. Well done! (Amber B)

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