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Akin A Retired New York Professor S Life Is Thrown Into Chaos When He Takes A Young Great Nephew To The French Riviera, In Hopes Of Uncovering His Own Mother S Wartime Secrets In The Next Masterpiece From New York Times Bestselling Author Emma DonoghueNoah Selvaggio Is A Retired Chemistry Professor And Widower Living On The Upper West Side, But Born In The South Of France He Is Days Away From His First Visit Back To Nice Since He Was A Child, Bringing With Him A Handful Of Puzzling Photos He S Discovered From His Mother S Wartime Years But He Receives A Call From Social Services Noah Is The Closest Available Relative Of An Eleven Year Old Great Nephew He S Never Met, Who Urgently Needs Someone To Look After Him Out Of A Feeling Of Obligation, Noah Agrees To Take Michael Along On His Trip Much Has Changed In This Famously Charming Seaside Mecca, Still Haunted By Memories Of The Nazi Occupation The Unlikely Duo, Suffering From Jet Lag And Culture Shock, Bicker About Everything From Steak Frites To Screen Time But Noah Gradually Comes To Appreciate The Boy S Truculent Wit, And Michael S Ease With Tech And Sharp Eye Help Noah Unearth Troubling Details About Their Family S Past Both Come To Grasp The Risks People In All Eras Have Run For Their Loved Ones, And Find They Are Akin Than They KnewWritten With All The Tenderness And Psychological Intensity That Made Room An International Bestseller, Akin Is A Funny, Heart Wrenching Tale Of An Old Man And A Boy, Born Two Generations Apart, Who Unpick Their Painful Story And Start To Write A New One Together

  • Hardcover
  • 352 pages
  • Akin
  • Emma Donoghue
  • 05 February 2018
  • 9780316491990

About the Author: Emma Donoghue

Emma is the youngest of eight children of Frances and Denis Donoghue She attended Catholic convent schools in Dublin, apart from one year in New York at the age of ten In 1990 she earned a first class honours BA in English and French from University College Dublin, and in 1997 a PhD on the concept of friendship between men and women in eighteenth century English fiction from the University of