Home front: a novel

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In her bestselling novels Kristin Hannah has plumbed the depths of friendship, the loyalty of sisters, and the secrets mothers keep. Now, in her most emotionally powerful story yet, she explores the intimate landscape of a troubled marriage with this provocative and timely portrait of a husband and wife, in love and at war.

All marriages have a breaking point. All families have wounds. All wars have a cost. . . .

Like many couples, Michael and Jolene Zarkades have to face the pressures of everyday life---children, careers, bills, chores---even as their twelve-year marriage is falling apart. Then an unexpected deployment sends Jolene deep into harm's way and leaves defense attorney Michael at home, unaccustomed to being a single parent to their two girls. As a mother, it agonizes Jolene to leave her family, but as a solider she has always understood the true meaning of duty. In her letters home, she paints a rose-colored version of her life on the front lines, shielding her family from the truth. But war will change Jolene in ways that none of them could have foreseen. When tragedy strikes, Michael must face his darkest fear and fight a battle of his own---for everything that matters to his family.

At once a profoundly honest look at modern marriage and a dramatic exploration of the toll war takes on an ordinary American family, Home Front is a story of love, loss, heroism, honor, and ultimately, hope.

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9780312577209
9781427212658
9781250023278
9781427230164
9781611733020
9781427223111
9781429942218
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subject_facet Audiobooks, Families of military personnel -- Fiction, Iraq War (2003-2011), Iraq War, 2003- -- Fiction, Iraq War, 2003-2011 -- Fiction, Iraq War, 2003-2011 -- Veterans -- Fiction, Large type books, Marriage -- Fiction, Married people -- Fiction, Women soldiers -- Fiction
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title_full Home Front, Home Front A Novel, Home front / Kristin Hannah, Home front [sound recording] / Kristin Hannah, Home front [sound recording] : a novel / Kristin Hannah, Home front [text (large print)] / Kristin Hannah
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