Host Family

By Mameve Medwed (Electronic Book, 2001)
Daisy and Henry Lewis have been married for twenty years. They dine outon sushi, battle for parking places in Harvard Square, and have longserved as a host family for Harvard's international students. Buteverything changes: Cambridge, families, and husbands. Now, in thisirreverent, on-the-mark look at modern relationships, forty-somethingDaisy is about to question the causes and effects of love....

Daisy Lewis still wears jeans and sneakers, even though her son is aHarvard freshman. His departure for college less than a mile away turnsthe empty nest into a gaping hole. Henry, her husband, starts callinghimself Henri and sprinkling his conversation with au contraire and maisoui. As for l'amour? Their once rumpled sheets are flat and cold. Daisyshould have seen "it" coming. In a dispirited dive of a Japaneserestaurant, Henry drops the news like a bit of rice off his chopstick: Their marriage is over. Kaput. Fini. Their model host family is anythingbut.

Then, under surprising circumstances, Daisy meets Truman Wolfe, aHarvard parasitologist. Gradually, she starts to feel grounded again...until another international student lands on he

Daisy and Henry Lewis have been married for twenty years. They dine outon sushi, battle for parking places in Harvard Square, and have longserved as a host family for Harvard's international students. Buteverything changes: Cambridge, families, and husbands. Now, in thisirreverent, on-the-mark look at modern relationships, forty-somethingDaisy is about to question the causes and effects of love....

Daisy Lewis still wears jeans and sneakers, even though her son is aHarvard freshman. His departure for college less than a mile away turnsthe empty nest into a gaping hole. Henry, her husband, starts callinghimself Henri and sprinkling his conversation with au contraire and maisoui. As for l'amour? Their once rumpled sheets are flat and cold. Daisyshould have seen "it" coming. In a dispirited dive of a Japaneserestaurant, Henry drops the news like a bit of rice off his chopstick: Their marriage is over. Kaput. Fini. Their model host family is anythingbut.

Then, under surprising circumstances, Daisy meets Truman Wolfe, aHarvard parasitologist. Gradually, she starts to feel grounded again...until another international student lands on he
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Product Details

Host Family
  • Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
  • Price: $11.99 US/$11.99 CAN
  • ISBN-13: 9780759540675
  • On Sale Date: 01/01/2001
Host Family

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