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Either the Beginning or the End of the World (Fiction - Young Adult)

by Terry Farish

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Sofie and her father live on the New Hampshire coast. Her mother, a Cambodian refugee, left years ago. He runs a fishing boat, and with diminshing catch an increasing regulations, they are barely making it. Sofie meets a returned vet suffering from PTSD and, despite her father's forbidding it, develops a relationship with him. Then her father leaves for North Carolina to fish there for the winter, and Sofie's mother and grandmother move in, suffering horrors from their own memories. ( )
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Sofie, sixteen, lives alone with her father, a Scottish fisherman, on New Hampshire's coast and is not prepared for the return of her pregnant mother, a Cambodian immigrant, or for the forbidden relationship she has begun with a young Army medic back from Afghanistan.… (more)

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