Call Me when You Land

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Permanent Press, 2011 - Fiction - 237 pages
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On the brink of her fortieth birthday, Katie Olmstead is in no mood to celebrate. Still tending bar to support a stalled art career, she continues to struggle with her temperamental teenage son, C.J., who wants less to do with her every day. When Katie gets word that C.J.'s estranged father has died and willed C.J. his Harley-Davidson, this drives C.J. and Katie even further apart. This beautifully written family drama, offers an astutely observed portrait of a broken family striving toward repair. Schiavone extracts humor, compassion and courage, and offers insight into the deeply human determination to survive.

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User Review  - oldman - LibraryThing

Call Me When You Land by Michael Schiavone tells the story of a family struggling to understand their past to move to a better future. At least a future different and more satisfying than their past ... Read full review

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User Review  - Beezie - LibraryThing

Call Me When You Land was alright. The characters weren't fully realized, but it was better than many other books available at the newstand. If you've interest in alcoholism, you could do worse than read this book. Read full review

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About the author (2011)

Michael Schiavone, an award winning, widely published short story writer, lives in Gloucester, Massachusetts, with his wife, son, and their three dogs. This is his first novel.

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