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Home Front (Compact Disc)
The blockbuster bestselling author of Night Road and Firefly Lane delivers a masterful novel that explores the sacrifices of one American family and illuminates the true cost of honor, duty, and love
From a distance, Michael and Joleen Zarkades seem to have it all: a solid marriage, two exciting careers, and children they adore. But after twelve years together, the couple has lost their way; they are unhappy and edging toward divorce. Then the Iraq war starts. An unexpected deployment will tear their already fragile family apart, sending one of them deep into harm's way and leaving the other at home, waiting for news. When the worst happens, each must face their darkest fear and fight for the future of their family. An intimate look at the inner landscape of a disintegrating marriage and a dramatic exploration of the price of war on a single American family, Kristin Hannah's HOME FRONT is a provocative and timely portrait of hope, honor, loss, forgiveness, and the elusive nature of love.
About the Author
Kristin Hannah is the "New York Times" bestselling author of novels including "Night Road, Firefly Lane, True Colors" and "Winter Garden." She was born in Southern California and moved to Western Washington when she was eight. A former lawyer, Hannah started writing when she was pregnant and on bed rest for five months. Writing soon became an obsession, and she has been at it ever since. She is the mother of one son and lives with her husband in the Pacific Northwest and Hawaii.Maggi-Meg Reed is the narrator of numerous popular audiobooks including Alex Kava's "One False Move," Sebastien Japrisot's "A Very Long Engagement," and Audrey Niffenegger's "The Time Traveler's Wife." Reed is a multiple Audie nominee, Earphones winner, and "AudioFile" Featured Narrator. In 2008, she was named the Best Voice in Fiction & Classics by "AudioFile" magazine. Her voice can also be heard on television and radio commercials across the country, and "AudioFile" Magazine has called her narration"fresh, intelligent, and attentive." She lives in Brooklyn, NY.
“Kristin Hannah’s Home Front, read with fine emotional nuance by Maggi-Meg Reed, is the kind of novel that grabs your heart as it draws you in…Keep the Kleenex close, and breathe through the lumps in your throat.” – Booklist
“The novel’s second half, a moving exploration of the impact of post-traumatic stress disorder on an already shaky family dynamic, is especially well read by Maggi-Meg Reed, who inhabits all the voices and characters with skill and heartfelt emotion. A timely book that is highly recommended for all audiences.” – Library Journal, Starred Review