A Gate at the Stairs (Hardcover, Large Print)

By Lorrie Moore

Thorndike Press, 9781410421890, 521pp.

Publication Date: February 1, 2010

September 2009 Indie Next List

“In order to earn enough to stay in school and get her degree, Tassie Keltjin decides to become a nanny for a woman who wants to adopt?and who insists Tassie be a part of the process from the first adoption agency interview. Chaos ensues as Tassie, her employer, and their little charge totter towards what they regard as normality in this wonderful novel about love and loss and the triumph of the human spirit.”
— Kathy Ashton, The King's English, Salt Lake City, UT
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As the United States begins gears for war in the Middle East' twenty-year-old Tassie Keltjin' the Midwestern daughter of a gentleman hill farmer' comes to a university town as a college student' her brain on fire with Ch

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