Hope and Glory : a novel
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New York, NY : William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2022].
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Book
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First U.S. edition.
ISBN
9780063080577, 0063080575
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Published
New York, NY : William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2022].
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Physical Desc
388 pages ; 24 cm
Language
English
ISBN
9780063080577, 0063080575

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"Published in the United Kingdom in 2022 by Trapeze, an imprint of the Orion Publishing Group Ltd."--Title page verso.
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"Glory Akindele returns to London from her seemingly glamorous life in LA to mourn the sudden death of her father, only to find her previously close family has fallen apart in her absence. Her brother, Victor, is in jail and won't speak to her because she didn't come home for his trial. Her older sister, Faith, once a busy career woman, appears to have lost her independence and ambition, and is instead channeling her energies into holding together a perfect suburban family. Worst of all, their mother, Celeste, is headed toward a breakdown after the death of her husband and the shame of her son's incarceration. Rather than returning to America, Glory decides to stay and try to bring them all together again. It's a tall order given that Glory's life isn't exactly working out according to plan either. A chance reunion with a man she'd known in her teens--the perceptive but elusive Julian--gives her the courage to start questioning why her respectable but obsessively private Nigerian immigrant family is the way it is. But then Glory's questioning unearths a massive secret that shatters the family's fragile peace--and she risks losing everyone she deeply cares about in her pursuit of the truth and a reunited family"--,Provided by publisher

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