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Publication Date: 
June 18, 2019
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A gripping new novel with a distinctly American edge, THE TRAVELERS highlights the lives of two families--meet James Samuel Vincent--an affluent New York attorney who shirks his modest Irish American upbringing but hews to his father's wily nilly ways, and Agnes Miller Christie--a beautiful African American woman who encounters tragedy on a Georgia road that propels her to a new life in the Bronx, Eddie Christie, a recently married sailor on an air craft carrier in Vietnam and the Tom Stoppard play that becomes his life anchor, an interracial couple, both academic scholars, who travel to far of Brittany to save their aching marriage, Eloise Delaney, the unapologetic lesbian starting life over again in 1970s' Berlin, a black moving man stranded during a Thanksgiving storm in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, and two half-brothers who meet for the first time as adult men in a crayon factory Spanning the 1950s to Obama's first year as President, THE TRAVELERS is both an intimate family portrait and a sweeping exploration of what it means to be American today With its piercing humor, dialogue and sense of place, THE TRAVELERS introduces readers to a cast of characters destined to make a lasting impression

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