All the houses
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New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2015.
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First edition.
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400 pages ; 22 cm
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English
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9780374281328, 0374281327

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After her father has a heart attack and subsequent surgery, Helen Atherton returns to her hometown of Washington, D.C., to help take care of him and, perhaps more honestly, herself. She's been living in Los Angeles, trying to work in Hollywood, slowly spiraling into a depression fueled by hours spent watching C-SPAN-her obsession with politics a holdover from a childhood interrupted by her father's involvement in the Iran-Contra scandal. "I don't know whether to think of him as a coconspirator or a complicit bystander or just someone who was in the wrong place at the wrong time." Though the rest of the world has forgotten that scandal, the Atherton family never quite recovered. While living with her father in her childhood home, Helen tries to piece together the political moves that pulled her family apart.

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APA Citation (style guide)

Olsson, K. (2015). All the houses (First edition.). Farrar, Straus and Giroux.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Olsson, Karen, 1972-. 2015. All the Houses. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux.

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Olsson, Karen, 1972-. All the Houses New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2015.

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Olsson, Karen. All the Houses First edition., Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2015.

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