The Department of Lost & Found

A Novel

by Allison Winn Scotch

On Sale: 05/03/2011

The Department of Lost & Found

A Novel

by Allison Winn Scotch

On Sale: 05/03/2011

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About the Book

“Allison Winn Scotch is the real deal and The Department of Lost and Found is one you absolutely won’t want to miss.”
—Johanna Edwards, author of The Next Big Thing

“Funny, touching, tender, true….I loved it.”
—Pamela Redmond Satran, author of Suburbanistas

A Redbook Magazine Editor’s Choice, Allison Winn Scotch’s sparkling debut novel, The Department of Lost and Found, is a story that makes you laugh and cry in equal measure. This funny and uplifting tale of a young woman overcoming bad odds and changing her life, as she discovers unexpected truths about her friends, her family, and herself, is one that Julie Buxbaum and Jennifer Weiner fans will not soon forget.

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Critical Praise

“The Department of Lost and Found is honest, touching and funny. Winn Scotch’s thoroughly engaging and optimistic debut simply sparkles!” - Claire Cook, author of Life's a Beach

“With a heroine who dares to be cranky and bitchy abour her disease while still attempting to keep her ‘brave’ game face on. The story is real, honest, engrossing, and funny, too. Plus any book with a Bob Barker cameo is aces with me.” - Valerie Frankel

“Allison Winn Scotch’s thoroughly engaging and optimistic debut novel simply sparkles!” - Claire Cook, author of Life's A Beach

“The changes and realizations that the characters make are profound and moving....An impressive debut.” - Booklist

Where you should read it: On the beach. It’s smart and well-written, but still divertingly light. - Marie Claire

Told with humor and hope for a happier ending, this heartwarming debut will encourage readers to take stock. - Theta magazine

Editor’s Choice: When [Natalie Miller’s] carefully crafted life begins to crumble...she finds inspiration from unexpected people. - Redbook Magazine

“A light, fast and fun read on a serious topic.” - Philadelphia Inquirer

Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780061161421
  • ISBN 10: 006116142X
  • Imprint: William Morrow Paperbacks
  • On Sale: 05/03/2011
  • Pages: 336
  • List Price:15.99 CAD
  • BISAC1 : FICTION / Contemporary Women
  • BISAC2 : FICTION / Family Life
  • BISAC3 : FICTION / Literary

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