Labor Day Movie Tie- In Edition: A Novel

Paperback | December 3, 2013

byJoyce Maynard

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“Joyce Maynard is in top-notch form with Labor Day. Simply a novel you cannot miss.”

—Jodi Picoult, New York Times bestselling author of My Sister’s Keeper and Keeping Faith

“Maynard has created an ensemble of characters that will sneak into your heart, and warm it while it breaks.”

St. Petersburg Times

Joyce Maynard, acclaimed author of At Home in the World, is back with Labor Day. The  unforgettable story of a mother and son forever changed during a long summer weekend when a mysterious man comes into their lives. Labor Day is “a sexy, page turning, poignant story” (Jane Hamilton, author of A Map of the World) that “affirms Maynard’s reputation as a master storyteller and shows her to be a passionate humanist with a gifted ear and heart” (People)

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“Joyce Maynard is in top-notch form with Labor Day. Simply a novel you cannot miss.”—Jodi Picoult, New York Times bestselling author of My Sister’s Keeper and Keeping Faith“Maynard has created an ensemble of characters that will sneak into your heart, and warm it while it breaks.”—St. Petersburg TimesJoyce Maynard, acclaimed author of ...

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As the end of summer approaches and a long, hot Labor Day weekend looms, the life of lonely thirteen-year-old Henry Wheeler is irrevocably changed when he and his emotionally fragile mother show kindness to a stranger with a terrible secret. Now a major motion picture starring Kate Winslet and Josh Brolin, Labor Day is a poignant story...

Joyce Maynard is the author of seven previous novels, includingTo Die For,Labor Day, andThe Good Daughters, and four books of nonfiction. Her bestselling memoir,At Home in the World, has been translated into sixteen languages. Maynard's bestselling novelLabor Daywas adapted for film by Academy Award-nominated director Jason Reitman and...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:288 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.65 inPublished:December 3, 2013Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0062313630

ISBN - 13:9780062313638

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Rated 1 out of 5 by from Not Impressed!! I found this book very boring...could not continue reading it.
Date published: 2014-03-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love this book This is a great read. I had a hard time putting this book down.
Date published: 2014-03-03

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“an uplifting story told by a boy who is just beginning to understand what life is all about.”