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The Distance from the Heart of Things

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The Distance From the Heart of Things

type:
Book
Current Status:
In Season
author:
Ashley Warlick
publisher:
Houghton Mifflin
genre:
Fiction

We gave it an A-

You’d hate the author, Ashley Warlick, for being the youngest-ever recipient of the Houghton Mifflin Literary Fellowship if The Distance from the Heart of Things weren’t so good. Returning to her Southern family’s vineyard after college, forced to confront her relationships with her oddball clan, Mavis Black emerges as a refreshing Gen-X anomaly: a young woman who trusts her own judgment. A-