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Stay - by Catherine Ryan Hyde (Hardcover)

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Number of Pages: 298

Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres

Sub-Genre: Coming of Age

Format: Hardcover

Publisher: Lake Union Publishing

Age Range: Adult

Author: Catherine Ryan Hyde

Language: English

Street Date: December 3, 2019
TCIN: 77947916
UPC: 9781542042406
Item Number (DPCI): 247-68-5263
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported

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Book Synopsis



An unforgettable novel about the power of friendship and kindness by the New York Times bestselling author of Pay It Forward.

In the summer of 1969, fourteen-year-old Lucas Painter carries a huge weight on his shoulders. His brother is fighting in Vietnam. His embattled parents are locked in a never-ending war. And his best friend, Connor, is struggling with his own family issues. To find relief from the chaos, Lucas takes long, meandering walks, and one day he veers into the woods.

There he discovers an isolated cabin and two huge dogs. Frightened, he runs. And the dogs run with him. Lucas finds unusual peace in running with the dogs, and eventually he meets their owner, Zoe Dinsmore. Closed off and haunted by a tragic past, Zoe has given up. She doesn't want to be saved. She wants out. But Lucas doesn't want her to go, and he sees an opportunity to bring more than one friend back into the light. It's either the best or worst idea he's ever had, but Lucas isn't giving up on Zoe or Connor.

Their unexpected connection might be the saving grace that Zoe thought she'd lost, that Connor needs, and that Lucas has been running toward.



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"Charting Lucas' journey from a sheltered teenager to a worldly young adult, Hyde (Have You Seen Luis Velez?, 2019) brings signature compassion to her characters and highlights the relationships that allow us to feel a deeper sense of connection to the world around us. Fans of Hyde's previous novels and those who enjoyed Meg Donohue's You, Me, and the Sea (2019) will adore this ode to unlikely friends." --Booklist


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