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Far From Home
After the death of his mother, 13-year-old Salty goes to take her place working for the Buckley Arms Hotel where he begins to learn about the complexities of love and family.
Hardcover, 191 pages
Published October 30th 1980 by Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
(first published 1980)
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Ouida Sebestyen, nee Dockery, was born February 13, 1924, in Vernon, TX. She married Adam Sebestyen in 1960 and had one son. She attended the U. of Colorado. She began writing at age eighteen, but did not publish her first book, Words by Heart until 1979. Part of this novel had originally appeared as a short story in the magazine 'Ingenue' in 1968. The book was well received, and Ms. Sebestyen has ...moreMore about Ouida Sebestyen...