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Secrets shake up a New England family in this domestic drama from the author of Brand New Human Being.

Vance Lake is broke, jobless, and recently dumped. Taking refuge with his twin brother, Craig, on Cape Cod, he unwittingly finds himself in the middle of a crisis that would test even the most cohesive family, let alone the Lakes. Seventeen-year-old Amanda is pregnant. Craig is heartbroken and full of rage; his exasperated wife, Gina, is on the brink of an affair; and Amanda is indignant, ashamed, and very, very scared.

Told in alternating points of view by each member of this colorful New England clan, and infused with the quiet charm of the Cape in the off-season, The News from the End of the World follows one family into a crucible of pent-up resentments, old and new secrets, and memories long buried. Only by coming to terms with their pasts, as individuals and together, do they stand a chance of emerging intact.

“This one’s a winner.”—People

“A beautifully crafted portrait of a Cape Cod family…I loved it.”—Helen Simonson, author of Major Pettigrew’s Last Stand

“My favorite kind of book, bighearted and full of complicated flawed characters stumbling through love and life, making hard choices, making mistakes, and making the reader fall in love with every one of them.”—Ann Hood, author of The Book That Matters Most

“With wonderfully crafted characters and expert pacing, Miller has written the kind of narrative that readers crave: a beautifully written, hard-to-put-down story that will stay long after the book has been closed.”—Booklist

Product Details
ISBN-13: 9780547734514
Publisher: Mariner Books
Publication Date: February 21st, 2017