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Any Place I Hang My Hat (2004) [Novel]
by Susan Isaacs Rating: Weighted - 5.8 / Average - 2.0 of 10 (1 votes) (Rate!)
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No matter which side of the nature/nurture debate you're on, Amy Lincoln's prospects do not look good. Her mother abandoned her when she was ten months old (just a couple of months after Amy's father went off to serve his first prison term), leaving her in the care of Grandma Lil, who shoplifts dinner on the way home from her job as a leg waxer to the rich and refined.

When Amy is fourteen, she gets a scholarship to a New England Boarding School -- her exposure to the moneyed class. After Harvard and the Columbia School of Journalism, Amy becomes a political reporter for the prestigious weekly In Depth. While covering a political fund-raiser, Amy meets a college student who claims to be the son of one of the presidential candidates.

It's precisely the sort of story that In Depth wouldn't deign to cover, but the idea of tracking down a lost parent and demanding recognition intrigues Amy. As she begins a search of her own past as well as the candidate's, she discovers a new and unimpeachable grandmother and a mother who is much more than she bargained for. Most important, she finally comes to understand the stuff she's made of and finds the perfect place to hang her hat in the world.

Original title: Any Place I Hang My Hat
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionGeneral Fiction

Edition #1: Any Place I Hang My Hat

Any Place I Hang My Hat (2004)
Edition Details:

Language: English

  • "Any new Susan Isaacs book is a cause for celebration, and this adroit, witty, warm-hearted novel, with a heroine you'll cheer for until the final page, is an absolute treat." Jennifer Weiner, author of Good in Bed
  • "I loved Any Place I Hang My Hat, it's got a wonderful main character, Amy Lincoln, and it is smart, suspenseful and the funniest and richest of Susan Isaacs's novels." Meg Wolitzer, author of The Wife
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Any Place I Hang My Hat (October 2004)

Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Scribner
ISBN: 0743538218
Dimensions: 9.28 x 6.24 x 1.22
Pages: 400

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