Pacific : a novel / Tom Drury.
Author: Drury, Tom.
Edition: 1st ed.
Publisher: New York : [Berkeley, Calif.] : Grove Press : Grove/Atlantic, Inc. ; Distributed by Publishers Group West, c2013.
ISBN: 9780802119995 (hbk.)
Description: 194 p. ; 22 cm.
Subject: Mothers and sons Fiction.
Desertion and non-support Fiction.
Adjustment (Psychology) in adolescence Fiction.
Los Angeles (Calif.) Fiction.
Stone City (Iowa) Fiction.
Summary: A story alternating between Iowa and Los Angeles follows Joan Gower, a mother who deserted her family but wants a second chance with her son, Micah. He moves with her to L.A., but has trouble adjusting to its fast and furious life of excess.