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“Tell the Wolves I’m Home” by Carol Rifka Brunt

Set in 1987, this debut novel by Carol Rifka Brunt is about 14-year-old June Elbus who must come to terms with the loss of her beloved uncle, Finn Weiss. After his funeral, June befriends her uncle’s lover, Toby, but is unaware that her parents believe Toby killed Finn by giving him AIDS. Praised by the Wall Street Journal, O magazine, and Kirkus Reviews, among others, “Tell the Wolves I’m Home” is a bittersweet story of love, loss, and redemption. The paperback version was released on June 4.

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  • hephaestion

    David Sedaris’ latest book is hilarious! The parts on his time in China blew my mind!

  • Thad1527

    Any new book by Paul Russell is reason to rejoice! Thanks for the information!

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