The Year That Follows

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Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, Jun 9, 2009 - Fiction - 224 pages
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Cat is a single mother living in Detroit when her brother is killed in New York, just a day after he told her that he thought he had a son. Filled with determination, she sets off on a search for the orphaned boy, but it’s interrupted when she gets a surprise call from her father. Sam is eighty and carrying the weight of a secret that he has kept from Cat all her life—and one that threatens the family she is attempting to build.
Superbly realized and deeply profound, The Year That Follows explores the complexities of love and the bonds that even death is powerless to diminish.

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User Review  - dablackwood - LibraryThing

I loved the beginning of this book. Cat, a young divorcee with a son is searching for the son of her brother who died 9/11 in NYC. Cat's father, Sam, is at the end of his life and wanting to tell his ... Read full review

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User Review  - mholles - LibraryThing

Very good. Great characters. Cat, who struggles with her life and Sam, her father. They both are mourning Kyle who died on 9/11. Cat and Sam are both searching - for family ties, peace, who they are, and what makes a family. Read full review

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Scott Lasser is a graduate of Dartmouth College, the University of Michigan, and the Wharton School. His novels include Battle Creek and All I Could Get. A native of Detroit, he lives with his family in Aspen, Colorado.

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