Model Home: A Novel

Model Home: A Novel

Eric Puchner


Warren Ziller moved his relations to Southern California looking for a charmed lifestyles, and to all appearances, he stumbled on it: a gated neighborhood no longer faraway from the seashore, amid the prosperous elegance of the Eighties. however the Zillers’ American dream is set to be rudely interrupted. Warren has squandered their rate reductions on a foul genuine property funding, which he conceals from his spouse, Camille, who misreads his secrecy as an indication of an affair. Their young ones, Dustin, Lyle, and Jonas, have grown as far away as satellites, too busy with their very own betrayals and rebellions to note their mom and dad’ misery. while tragedy moves, the Zillers are pressured to maneuver to Warren’s deserted housing improvement within the wilderness. during this comically bleak new domestic, each one needs to reckon with what’s led them there and who’s to blame—and whether or not they can summon the forgiveness had to carry the kin jointly.

With penetrating insights into sleek existence and an uncanny eye for daily absurdities, Eric Puchner grants a wildly humorous, heartbreaking, and carefully unique portrait of an American kinfolk.

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