By Elizabeth Strout
brothers' lives are irrevocably altered whilst their 19-year-old nephew is embroiled in a scandal of his personal making
Haunted via the freak coincidence that killed their father after they have been teenagers, Jim and Bob Burgess escaped from their Maine homeland of Shirley Falls for brand new York urban once they most likely may perhaps. Jim, a graceful, profitable company legal professional, has belittled his bighearted brother their complete lives, and Bob, a felony reduction legal professional who idolises Jim, has continuously taken it in his stride. yet their long-standing dynamic is upended whilst their sister, Susan - the sibling who stayed at the back of - urgently calls them domestic. Her lonely teenage son, Zach, has landed himself right into a global of difficulty, and Susan desperately wishes their support. And so the Burgess brothers go back to the panorama in their youth, the place the long-buried tensions that experience formed and shadowed their dating start to floor in unforeseen ways in which will switch them forever.
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