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Booklist review of Megan Kruse’s Call Me Home

24 Feb 2015|

“This debut novel tells the story of an abusive marriage and its aftermath from the points of view of the wife, Amy, and her two teenage children, Lydia and Jackson. After Jackson, who is gay, betrays his mother and sister for reasons that are never made clear, he leaves for Portland, where he first prostitutes himself and then lands a construction job in Idaho, where he begins a doomed relationship with his handsome boss, who is married…the art Kruse brings to her endeavor will carry the day.”—Michael Cart

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