This Must Be the Place

By Kate Racculia; Coleen Marlo (Narrator)
(Tantor Media, Compact Disc, 9781400117963)

Publication Date: July 2010

Other Editions of This Title: Paperback, Hardcover, Compact Disc, MP3 CD

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Selected by Indie Booksellers for the August 2010 Indie Notables
“This is one of the most engaging books I have read in a while. A quirky cast of characters come together to make up a highly entertaining, touching book. Chief among them are: Oneida Jones, a self-described freak who has embraced her oddness; her mother Mona, wedding cake baker and proprietress of the Darby-Jones boardinghouse; and Arthur Rook, a recently widowed photographer who believes he can 'see' the real essence of a person. You will come to love these characters and this book!”
-- Avery Dickey, Inkwood Books, Tampa, FL


Description

A sudden death, a never-mailed postcard, and a long-buried secret set the stage for a luminous and heartbreakingly real novel about lost souls finding one another.




About the Author

Kate Racculia grew up in Syracuse, New York, and attended college in Buffalo, where she studied illustration, design, Jane Austen, and Canada. She moved to Boston for graduate school, where she received her M.F.A. from Emerson College. Now she calls Boston home. Coleen Marlo is an accomplished actor who has appeared on stage, in film, and on television, and is a member of the prestigious Actors Studio. She also taught acting for ten years at the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute. An AudioFile Earphones Award winner, Coleen has been awarded three Listen-Up Awards from Publishers Weekly, including for Third World America by Arianna Huffington and The Poisoner's Handbook by Deborah Blum. She has also earned three Audie Award nominations, winning for Snakewoman of Little Egypt by Robert Hellenga. Publishers Weekly has named Coleen Audiobook Reader of the Year for 2010.




Praise For This Must Be the Place

"A thoroughly enjoyable first novel, both accessibly absurd and quite touching." ---Publishers Weekly

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