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Home Street Home - The Virginia Beach Chronicles*

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WHAT THE COMMUNITY IS SAYING ABOUT HOME STREET HOME - THE VIRGINIA BEACH CHRONICLES... I just finished reading the book today! I could not put it down - it was WONDERFUL! I felt like I was there with everyone & everything as it took place. It gave me different insights to things I could not imagine going on. I cried at the end; when you were talking about Little Bear a ...more
Paperback, 360 pages
Published April 6th 2012 by Createspace (first published May 24th 2011)
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Nancy
Nov 26, 2011 rated it it was amazing
Home Street Home-The Virginia Beach Chronicles by Georgia Saunders started off with a harsh reality, followed by a series of equally harsh realities and sad scenes that only speak the truth of a social issue--homelessness. This issue is interwoven creatively in the fictional story starred by Ella, a middle-class proper lady who turned to the streets after the 2008 economic turmoil displaced her. In the streets of the Virgina Beach Oceanfront, she learns the vicious lives of other homeless people ...more
Karen Toz
Nov 05, 2011 rated it really liked it
Home Street Home, The Virginia Beach Chronicles, by Georgia Saunders takes an in depth look at homeless life. While this book is fiction, many of the stories are based on real observations by the author, which makes the novel even more compelling.

The author’s main character is Ella, a woman in her sixties who very unexpectedly found herself homeless after years of taking care of her family. There are also several side stories, all involving interesting people who deal with being homeless on a da
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John Zunski
Nov 27, 2011 rated it it was amazing
Stephen King has nothing over Georgia Saunders, and the horrors Ms. Saunders writes about within Home Street Home aren’t figments of the imagination. Yes, the title is a work of fiction – a very fine one at that – but one gets the feeling real experience lurks within the author’s words. Saunders handles the subject matter with finesse as she guides the reader through the streets, homeless shelters and camps in and around Virginia Beach.
This reader couldn’t help but feel the fear, frustration, th
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Vanessa Booke
Dec 21, 2011 rated it it was amazing
Wow. Home Street Home - The Virginia Beach Chronicles is a moving novel filled with a deep and thought provoking story of the homeless. This book isn't just about one story there are several stories interwoven into the novel. Have you ever thought about the story behind some of these people's lives? You will now. Home Street Home is one of those novels that makes your mind explode, but in a good way. Georgia Saunders does an incredible job with this compelling read. I've never read anything like ...more
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