Tell the Wolves I'm Home

By Carol Rifka Brunt
(Dial Press, Paperback, 9780812982855, 372pp.)

Publication Date: June 4, 2013

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NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY
"The Wall Street Journal O: The Oprah Magazine BookPage Kirkus Reviews Booklist School Library Journal"
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In this striking literary debut, Carol Rifka Brunt unfolds a moving story of love, grief, and renewal as two lonely people become the unlikeliest of friends and find that sometimes you don t know you ve lost someone until you ve found them.
NATIONAL BESTSELLER NAMED A FAVORITE READ BY GILLIAN FLYNN WINNER OF THE ALEX AWARD
1987. There's only one person who has ever truly understood fourteen-year-old June Elbus, and that's her uncle, the renowned painter Finn Weiss. Shy at school and distant from her older sister, June can only be herself in Finn's company; he is her godfather, confidant, and best friend. So when he dies, far too young, of a mysterious illness her mother can barely speak about, June's world is turned upside down. But Finn's death brings a surprise acquaintance into June's life someone who will help her to heal, and to question what she thinks she knows about Finn, her family, and even her own heart.
At Finn's funeral, June notices a strange man lingering just beyond the crowd. A few days later, she receives a package in the mail. Inside is a beautiful teapot she recognizes from Finn's apartment, and a note from Toby, the stranger, asking for an opportunity to meet. As the two begin to spend time together, June realizes she's not the only one who misses Finn, and if she can bring herself to trust this unexpected friend, he just might be the one she needs the most.
An emotionally charged coming-of-age novel, "Tell the Wolves I m Home" is a tender story of love lost and found, an unforgettable portrait of the way compassion can make us whole again.
Praise for "Tell the Wolves I m Home"
A dazzling debut novel. "O: The Oprah Magazine"
This compassionate and vital novel will rivet readers until the very end. . . . The narrative is as tender and raw as an exposed nerve, pulsing with the sharpest agonies and ecstasies of the human condition. "BookPage"
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Tremendously moving. "The Wall Street Journal"
Transcendent . . . Peopled by characters who will live in readers imaginations long after the final page is turned, Brunt's novel is a beautifully bittersweet mixture of heartbreak and hope. "Booklist" (starred review)
Carol Rifka Brunt establishes herself as an emerging author to watch. Minneapolis" Star Tribune"
Touching and ultimately hopeful. "People"
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About the Author
Carol Rifka Brunt s work has appeared in several literary journals, including the North American Reviewandthe Sun.In 2006 she was one of three fiction writers who received a New Writing Ventures Award, and in 2007 she received a generous Arts Council England grant to writeTell the Wolves I m Home, her first novel. Originally from New York, she currently lives in England with her husband and three children.
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