KINDLE [Home Field]

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Read Ï Home Field ï PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB The heart of Friday Night Lights meets the emotional resonance and nostalgia of My So Called Life in this utterly moving debut novel about tradition family love and footballAs the high school football coach in his small rural Maryland town Dean is a hero who reorganized the athletic program and brought the state championship to the community When he married Nicole the beloved town sweetheart he seemed to have it all until his troubled wife committed suicide Now everything Dean thought he knew about. I can sure see the stated resemblance especially to Friday Night Lights an understated but powerful rendition of a family torn apart by tragedy It made me reflect on mental illness specifically depression and suicide and how it impacts loved ones and causes unintended reverberations

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Read Ï Home Field ï PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB Dent her responsibility towards her brothers and feeling like she is still just a little girl who misses her mom As Dean struggles to continue to lead his team to victory in light of his overwhelming personal loss he must fix his fractured family and himself And what he discovers along the way is that he’ll never view the world in the same way againTransporting you to the heart of small town America Home Field is an unforgettable poignant story about the pull of the past and the power of forgivene. uite an enjoyable and interesting story Doesn t uite live up to the hype of Friday Night Lights meets My So Called Life but none the less still a good read The Legend of Zelda Symphony of the Goddesses: Piano Solos uite an enjoyable and interesting story Doesn t 연의 카발리어 7 Cavalier of the Abyss Vol 7 uite live The Bachelors Christmas Bride up to the hype of Friday Night Lights meets My So Called Life but none the less still a good read

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Read Ï Home Field ï PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB His life and the people in it is thrown off kilter as Nicole’s death forces him to re evaluate all of his relationships including those with his team and his three childrenDean’s eleven year old son Robbie is acting withdrawn and running away from school to the local pizza parlor Bry who is only eight is struggling to understand his mother’s untimely death And nineteen year old Stephanie has just left for Swarth and is torn between her new identity as a rebellious and sophisticated college stu. Hannah Gersen s debut novel Home Field is billed as a combination of Friday Night Lights and My So Called Life That s uite a high bar to set and Gersen clears it with room to spareDean is a successful high school football coach in a small Maryland town He runs a terrific program and is known and respected throughout the town Years ago he married a young widow Nicole whose husband was a high school football hero Nicole and her husband were high school sweethearts and had a young daughter Stephanie when he was diagnosed and diedNicole suffers from depression perhaps she never got over the loss of the love of her life Dean was smitten with her and young Stephanie and they married and had two boys of their own Robbie and BryanAs the story opens Nicole commits suicide and is found by her eleven year old son Robbie Stephanie is set to go away to college and struggles with leaving her brothers and father to go so far from home Robbie begins cutting class and acting out and finally finds salvation by participating in the high school playBryan has spending time with Nicole s sister and her family devoutly religious people Bryan finds solace in religion much to Dean s concern He feels that his sister in law is unduly influencing his young sonCoaching a successful high school football program is a time consuming profession and Dean comes to the conclusion that he needs to step down for the sake of his children He also becomes involved with Robbie s school counselor a woman he knew when she was a substitute teacher at his schoolStephanie is trying to find her way in the world and Gersen really nails the feelings of a young woman adrift She is grieving the loss of a mother she loved feeling angry that her mother abandoned them all and sad that her mother was suffering so She also feels guilty that she has left her brothers behindReading this part of the story took me back to my own time going away to college so vivid is the connection between Stephanie s experiences and most young women Bravo to Ms GersenJust when Dean thinks he is losing it all an opportunity to temporarily coach the girls cross country track team falls in his lap He misses football and he forms a connection with the girls that gives him a sense of control and accomplishment he is lacking in his personal lifeGersen does a wonderful job with the setting and characters of her story She has the small town atmosphere just right and we care deeply about these people even as we see them making mistakes Dean in particular needs to learn the importance of verbal communication with his children They need to talk about what happened to them and he like many men has trouble with thatHome Field is an emotional moving book that touched my heart Gersen s ability to write so beautifully and realistically in the voices of Dean Stephanie and Robbie is uite an accomplishment I recommend Home Field to anyone who loves a good family story


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    Hannah Gersen Æ 6 Free download Read è PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB Æ Hannah Gersen Free download Home Field Read the review here Do you love the 90s and small town stories? If so you should get your hands on this book It’s a bit long and not a lot happens but I felt like I was watching a beautiful film one of those movies I used to love when I was kid I really believe this could become a great filmThis is not one of those plot driven novels I

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    KINDLE [Home Field] I sadly say this took me forever to read I would try a few chapters put it down go back read some but just never enjoyed it Yes nostalgic of the 1990's and how a family deals with loss from a suicide but I HATE sports so I wasn't that interested in this coach's life Just wasn't for me I am sure many others will enjoy it

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    KINDLE [Home Field] I wasn't completely sold on Home Field but it wasn't completely awful either Dean's a football coach and I think that's part of it I myself was

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    Free download Home Field KINDLE [Home Field] I got this book as a gift from my mom so felt some compelling force to finish it It had a good plot but was slow I didn’t feel like it wrapped up well lots of loose ends Nice casual read though

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  • Paperback
  • 406
  • Home Field
  • Hannah Gersen
  • English
  • 13 October 2020
  • 9780062413741