Learning to Stay

By Erin Celello
(New American Library, Paperback, 9780451236975, 352pp.)

Publication Date: February 5, 2013

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Elise Sabato is proud of her husband, Brad, for serving his country...and grateful when he returns home to her. But the traumatic brain injury he suffered in Iraq has turned him from a thoughtful, brilliant, and patient man into someone quite different....someone who requires more care and attention than Elise can give while working in a demanding law firm. And when Brad ends up on his family's farm, hundreds of miles away, she wonders where their marriage is headed.
Elise must decide between the life she always wanted and the life she seems to be living...until she finds inspiration in the most unlikely of places: a lovable dog named Jones who teaches her that when the best-laid plans take unexpected turns, sometimes you end up right where you were meant to be.

About the Author
Erin Celello was born in Michigan's Upper Peninsula, where she earned an MFA in fiction from Northern Michigan University. She now lives in Wisconsin with her husband and young son.

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