Host Family


By Mameve Medwed

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Daisy and Henry Lewis have welcomed foreign exchange students studying at Harvard into their home for twenty years. Along with their beloved son Sammy, Daisy and Henry have always thought of themselves as a model American family unit. That is, until Henry leaves Daisy for a French exchange student. All is not lost, however, as Daisy finds romance with a Harvard parasitologist named Truman. Daisy’s son and Truman’s daughter become lovers, making the circle of love complete. But when another international student enters the scene, partners split apart and come together in all sorts of symbiotic combinations.


On Sale
Jan 1, 2001
Page Count
320 pages

Mameve Medwed

About the Author

Mameve Medwed is an American novelist. She is the author of Mail, Host Family, The End of an Error, How Elizabeth Barrett Browning Saved My Life, and Of Men and Their Mothers. Born and raised in Bangor, Maine, Medwed received her B.A. with honors from Simmons College and lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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