ALICE BLISS

Alice Bliss

ALICE IS LOST AS A FIFTEEN YEAR OLD GIRL WITH HER FATHER DEPLOYED TO IRAQ.  SHE TRIES TO KEEP HIM CLOSE, TAKING MEASURES INTO HER OWN HANDS, BUT HER MOTHER AND LITTLE SISTER ARE LITTLE HELP.  UNTIL 2 SOLDIERS SHOW UP ON THEIR DOORSTEP, THEY ALL BELIEVE MATT IS COMING HOME.  WILL HE PROVE THEM ALL WRONG?  A TEAR JERKER THAT  GIVES NEW MEANING TO HOPE AND POSITIVE THINKING IN A WORLD WHERE WE ARE ALL LOST!

HERE IS THE PUBLISHER’S SYNOPSIS:

“Nothing less than a fully realized vision of a young complicated girl.” —Entertainment Weekly

Tomboy Alice Bliss is heartbroken when she learns that her father, Matt, is being deployed to Iraq. Matt will miss seeing Alice blossom into a full-blown teenager: she’ll learn to drive, join the track team, go to her first dance, and fall in love—all while trying to be strong for her mother, Angie, and her precocious little sister. But the phone calls from her father are never long enough. At once universal and very personal, Alice Bliss is a profoundly moving story about those who are left at home during wartime and a small-town teenage girl bravely facing the future.

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