The author of the highly acclaimed The Fates Will Find Their Way returns with a novel about a
far-flung family reunited for one weekend by their father’s death.
Five minutes before her flight is set to take off, Kate
Pulaski, failed screenwriter and newly failed wife with scarcely a hundred
dollars to her name, learns that her estranged father has killed himself. More
shocked than saddened by the news, she gives in to her siblings’ request that
she join them, along with her many half-siblings and most of her father’s five
former wives, in Atlanta, their birthplace, for a final farewell.
Written with huge heart and bracing wit, Reunion takes place over the following
four days, as family secrets are revealed, personal foibles are exposed, and
Kate—an inveterate liar looking for a way to come clean—slowly begins to
acknowledge the overwhelming similarities between herself and the man she never
thought she would claim as an influence, much less a father. Hannah Pittard’s
engaging prose masterfully illuminates the problems that can divide modern
families—and the ties that prove impossible to break. Download and start listening now!