1 edition of The World Without You found in the catalog.
Written in English
July 4, 2005. The Frankel family is descending upon their beloved summer home in the Berkshires. The family has gathered to memorialize Leo, the youngest of the four siblings, an intrepid journalist and adventurer who was killed on that day in 2004, while on assignment in Iraq.
Originally published: 2012.
|Series||Vintage Contemporaries, Vintage contemporaries|
|LC Classifications||PS3558.E49594 W67 2013|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||321 pages ;|
|Number of Pages||321|
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