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The people we keep / Allison Larkin.

Larkin, Allie, (author.).


"Little River, New York, 1994: April Sawicki is living in a run-down motorhome, flunking out of school, and picking up shifts at the local diner. But when April realizes she's finally had enough--enough of her selfish, absent father and barely surviving in an unfeeling town--she decides to make a break for it. Stealing a car and with only her music to keep her company, April hits the road, determined to live life on her own terms. She manages to scrape together a meaningful existence as she travels, encountering people and places she's never dreamed of, and could never imagine deserving. From lifelong friendships to tragic heartbreaks, April chronicles her journey in the beautiful music she creates as she discovers that home is with the people you choose to keep." -- Provided by publisher.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781982171308
  • ISBN: 1982171308
  • Physical Description: 359 pages ; 21 cm
  • Edition: First Gallery Books paperback edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Gallery Books, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, Inc., 2022.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes Reader's guide from Book club favorites.
Subject: Runaway teenagers > Fiction.
Friendship > Fiction.
Musicians > Fiction.
New York (State) > Fiction.
Genre: Bildungsromans.
Historical fiction.
Road fiction.

Available copies

  • 7 of 7 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Ste. Genevieve County. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Ste. Genevieve County Library.


  • 1 current hold with 7 total copies.
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Ste. Genevieve County Library FIC Larkin (Text) 33358000338726 Adult Fiction Available -

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