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The Arrivals: A Novel

2 Ratings: 3.5
A book by Meg Mitchell Moore

An empty nest fills back up with alarming speed in Moore's promising debut. Five years have passed since the last of their kids have left home, and Ginny and William Owens have settled into a comfortable rhythm at home in Burlington, Vt., that's unexpectedly … see full wiki

Author: Meg Mitchell Moore
Publisher: Reagan Arthur Books
2 reviews about The Arrivals: A Novel
review by . October 21, 2011
The greatest event in the world is the arrival of grandchildren.
"The Arrivals" is a good study of a family with complicated needs but with a lot of love.      Life in Burlington, Vt. seemed peaceful to retirees William and Ginny Owen. Then they are surprised with their eldest daughter, Lillian, calling that she was coming with her two small children because she needed a break from her husband.      Soon after, their son Stephen and his wife Jean drive up from New York, unannounced. Jean is seven months pregnant …
review by . June 08, 2011
   I’m told one of the best things about grandchildren is you can always hand them back. But if the children are staying at Grandma’s house, maybe that doesn’t apply. Ginny and Williams’ house, recently emptied, starts filling up when daughter Lillian arrives with two children in tow. Next comes their son’s unannounced weekend visit. Then there’s the call for help from their youngest child. Should a parent feel delighted to be needed, or desperate to …
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