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Labor Day : Film Tie-in Edition - Joyce Maynard

Labor Day

Film Tie-in Edition

Paperback

Published: 1st February 2014
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As the end of summer approaches and a long, hot Labor Day weekend looms, the life of lonely thirteen-year-old Henry Wheeler is irrevocably changed when he and his emotionally fragile mother show kindness to a stranger with a terrible secret. Now a major motion picture starring Kate Winslet and Josh Brolin, Labor Day is a poignant story of love, sex, adolescence, and devastating treachery.

About the Author

Joyce Maynard has been a reporter for the New York Times, a magazine journalist, a radio commentator, and a syndicated columnist, as well as the author of seven previous novels, including To Die For, Labor Day, and The Good Daughters, and four books of nonfiction. Her bestselling memoir, At Home in the World, has been translated into fourteen languages. Maynard's bestselling novel Labor Day is being adapted for film by Academy Award-nominated director Jason Reitman and stars Kate Winslet and Josh Brolin. Maynard makes her home in Mill Valley, California.

"an uplifting story told by a boy who is just beginning to understand what life is all about."--St. Petersburg Times

Joyce Maynard

Maynard is the author of fifteen books, including the novel To Die For and the best-selling memoir, At Home in the World—translated into twelve languages. Her novel, Labor Day, became a motion picture in theatres January 2014, adapted and directed by Jason Reitman, and starring Kate Winslet and Josh Brolin. Her latest novel, After Her, was released August 20, 2013.The mother of three grown children, Maynard has taught at writing programs around the country, and runs workshops in both fiction and memoir at her home in Oakland, California.

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ISBN: 9780062313638
ISBN-10: 0062313630
Series: P.S.
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 244
Published: 1st February 2014
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Inc
Dimensions (cm): 20.5 x 13.5  x 2.2
Weight (kg): 0.29