From the Publisher
“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 At Home in the World, is back with Labor Day. The unforgettabl...
From the Jacket
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 of love, sex, adolescence, and devastating treachery.