The Favorite Daughter by Patti Callahan Henry
From the New York Times bestselling author of The Bookshop at Water’s End, here is a lush, heart-wrenching novel about the power of memory, the meaning of family, and learning to forgive.
Ten years ago, Lena Donohue experienced a wedding-day betrayal so painful that she fled the small town of Watersend, South Carolina, and reinvented herself in New York City. Though now a freelance travel writer, the one place she rarely goes is home—until she learns of her dad’s failing health.
Returning to Watersend means seeing the sister she has avoided for a decade and the brother who runs the family’s Irish pub and has borne the burden of his sisters’ rift. While Alzheimer’s slowly steals their father’s memories, the siblings rush to preserve his life in stories and in photographs. As his secret past brings Lena’s own childhood into focus, it sends her on a journey to discover the true meaning of home.
Join us on June 5th from 12pm-3pm for a luncheon and talk with Patti Callahan Henry at the Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum to launch "The Favorite Daughter," Patti Callahan Henry's highly anticipated new novel. This is a ticketed event. A $35 ticket includes lunch and a copy of "The Favorite Daughter." A portion of the proceeds will go to benefit Senior Citizens Inc.'s Ruth Byck Adult Daytime Care Center which specializes in caring for adults with dementia. The Ships of the Sea Museum will offer a cash bar.