by Morag Joss
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Forced to take in lodgers after her husband suffers a stroke, Deborah endures the company of a complaining visitor who cannot pay his bill, a man whose presence forces their confrontation with past demons.
November 26, 2013 For critic Maureen Corrigan, this year's hybrid family holiday may be best celebrated by escaping into a book. Her recommendations include a kids' book about Russian Jews who identify with the Pilgrims, and a novel that contemplates class divides during wartime through the lens of a football game.
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