House on Fire

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Simon and Schuster, Feb 1, 1998 - Fiction - 400 pages
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New York City firefighter Kevin Dempsey's world caves in when his wife abandons him and takes their daughter. Desperate, Kevin turns to his job, his family, and the bottle for solace. His brother then heads the search to find Kevin's wife and daughter and uncovers a sinister web of secrets that threatens to destroy every member of their family.
 

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Kevin Dempsey has it all: a job he loves in his native Brooklyn, a large family, a new house, a beautiful wife, and a daughter he adores. Then comes the call from Polly telling him that not only is ... Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
3
Section 2
17
Section 3
69
Section 4
107
Section 5
117
Section 6
124
Section 7
135
Section 8
138
Section 18
221
Section 19
232
Section 20
252
Section 21
254
Section 22
262
Section 23
309
Section 24
314
Section 25
319

Section 9
159
Section 10
174
Section 11
178
Section 12
181
Section 13
186
Section 14
187
Section 15
197
Section 16
202
Section 17
217
Section 26
326
Section 27
330
Section 28
336
Section 29
342
Section 30
364
Section 31
371
Section 32
373
Section 33
379
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About the author (1998)

Denis Hamill is the author of "House on Fire", "3 Quarters", "Throwing 7's", "Stomping Ground", & "Machine". A columnist for the New York "Daily News", he lives in New York City.

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