The good house

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display_description "The Good House tells the story of Hildy Good, who lives in a small town on Boston's North Shore. Hildy is a successful real-estate broker, good neighbor, mother, and grandmother. She's also a raging alcoholic. Hildy's family held an intervention for herabout a year before this story takes place--"if they invite you over for dinner, and it's not a major holiday," she advises "run for your life"--and now she feels lonely and unjustly persecuted. She has also fooled herself into thinking that moderation is the key to her drinking problem. As if battling her demons wasn't enough to keep her busy, Hildy soon finds herself embroiled in the underbelly of her New England town, a craggy little place that harbors secrets. There's a scandal, some mysticism, babies, old houses, drinking, and desire--and a love story between two craggy sixty-somethings that's as real and sexy as you get. An exceptional novel that is at turns hilarious and sobering, The Good House asks the question: What will it take to keep Hildy Good from drinking? For good"--
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physical 292 pages ; 25 cm
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subject_facet Boston Region (Mass.) -- Fiction, FICTION / Contemporary Women, Humorous fiction, Older people -- Fiction, Romance fiction, Women alcoholics -- Fiction
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title The good house
title_display The good house
title_full The Good House, The good house / Ann Leary
title_short The good house
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topic Boston Region (Mass.) Fiction, FICTION / Contemporary Women, Fiction, Literature, Older people Fiction, Women alcoholics Fiction
topic_facet FICTION / Contemporary Women, Fiction, Literature, Older people, Women alcoholics