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By Jennifer Vanderbes

ISBN-10: 1400118360

ISBN-13: 9781400118366

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On Thanksgiving Day 2007, because the state teeters on the point of a recession, 3 generations of the Olson relatives assemble. Eleanor and Gavin fear approximately their daughter, a unmarried educational, and her newly followed Indian baby, and approximately their son, who has been stuck within the imploding real-estate bubble. whereas the Olsons navigate the tensions and secrets and techniques that mark their relationships, seventeen-year-old Kijo Jackson and his ally Spider set out from the within reach housing initiatives on a mysterious activity. a sequence of tragic occasions carry those worlds ever nearer, exposing the dangerously skinny line among suburban privilege and concrete poverty, and culminating in a criminal offense that would swap everyone’s existence.

 

In her gripping new booklet, Jennifer Vanderbes masterfully lays naked the fraught lives of this complicated solid of characters and the lengths to which they are going to visit safeguard their households. Strangers on the ceremonial dinner is right away a heartbreaking portrait of a relatives suffering to discover happiness and an exploration of the hidden expenses of the yankee dream.

 

Published to overseas acclaim, Jennifer Vanderbes’s first booklet, Easter Island, was hailed as “one of these infrequent novels that appeals both to middle, brain, and soul,” by means of the San Francisco Chronicle. In her moment novel, this strong author reaches new heights of storytelling. This page-turner wrestles with an important problems with our time—race, classification, and exceptionally else, relations. Strangers on the banquet will go away readers haunted and deeply affected.

 

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On Thanksgiving Day 2007, because the state teeters on the point of a recession, 3 generations of the Olson kin assemble. Eleanor and Gavin fear approximately their daughter, a unmarried educational, and her newly followed Indian baby, and approximately their son, who has been stuck within the imploding real-estate bubble.

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