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You Know When the Men Are Gone

Siobhan Fallon

Hardcover

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Other Editions of This Title:
Digital Audiobook (1/19/2011)
Paperback (1/3/2012)
MP3 CD (1/20/2011)
Compact Disc (1/20/2011)
Compact Disc (1/20/2011)
MP3 CD (1/20/2011)
Compact Disc (1/20/2011)
Compact Disc (1/20/2011)
Hardcover (1/20/2011)

Summer 2012 Reading Group

“Surprising, get-under-your-skin characters populate the spare landscape of Fort Hood, Texas, in this collection of linked stories that will have a compelling effect on even the most skeptical reader. Fallon opens a window into military base life from the perspective of the quiet supporters -- spouses, children and injured vets - who stay home when the men deploy. A riveting debut!”
— Nicole Magistro, The Bookworm of Edwards, Edwards, CO
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February 2011 Indie Next List

“Surprising, get-under-your-skin characters populate the spare landscape of Fort Hood, Texas, in this collection of linked stories that will have a compelling effect on even the most skeptical reader. Fallon opens a window into military base life from the perspective of the quiet supporters - spouses, children and injured vets - who stay home when the men deploy. A riveting debut!”
— Nicole Magistro, The Bookworm of Edwards, Edwards, CO
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Description

There is an army of women waiting for their men to return in Fort Hood, Texas. Through a series of loosely interconnected stories, Siobhan Fallon takes readers onto the base, inside the homes, into the marriages and families -- intimate places not seen in newspaper articles or politicians' speeches. When you leave Fort Hood, the sign above the gate warns, You've Survived the War, Now Survive the Homecoming. It is eerily prescient.

Center Point, 9781611730197, 247pp.

Publication Date: April 1, 2011