The Breakdown Lane by Jacquelyn Mitchard

The Breakdown Lane

Jacquelyn Mitchard

missing duration info Add in missing duration information first pub 2005 (editions)

fiction contemporary emotional reflective slow-paced


Giving advice is what Julianne does for a living in a column in her local Wisconsin paper. But when it comes to her personal life, Julie seems to have missed some clues. She has worked hard to keep her marriage fresh and to be a good mother, so it...

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