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The fallback plan / Leigh Stein.


  • Book Book
  • ISBN: 9781612190426
  • ISBN: 1612190421
  • Description: 219 p. ; 19 cm.
  • Publisher: Brooklyn, N.Y. : Melville House, c2012.

Available copies

  • 5 copies at NOBLE (All Libraries).

Current holds

0 current holds with 6 total copies.

Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Beverly Main Adult Fiction Fiction/ Stein (Text to phone) Available -
Gloucester Adult Fiction FICTION/Stein (Text to phone) Available -
Lynnfield Adult Fiction Fiction / Stein, L. (Text to phone) Available -
Melrose Adult Fiction (Main Floor) Fiction Stein (Text to phone) Checked out 11/14/2014
Saugus Adult Fiction FIC Stein (Text to phone) Available -
Swampscott Harris Room Fic Stein, L. (Text to phone) Available -

Content descriptions

Summary: What to do when you've just graduated from college and your plans conflict with those of your parents? That is, when your plans to hang out on the couch, re-read your favorite children's books, and take old prescription tranquilizers, conflict with your parents plans that you, well, get a job? Without a fallback plan, Eshter Kohler decides she has no choice but to take the job her mother has lined up for her: babysitting for their neighbors, the Browns. It's a tricky job, though. Six months earlier, the Browns' youngest child died. Still, as Esther finds herself falling in love with their surviving daughter May, and distracted by a confusing romance with one of her friends, she doesn't notice quite how tricky the job is ... until she finds herself assuming the role of confidante to May's mother Amy, and partner in crime to Amy's husband Nate. Trapped in conflicting roles doomed to collide, Esther is forced to come up with a better idea of who she really is.

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