Harper Perennial

9780062953667

STARRED REVIEW

Home Making

‘Home Making’ is short on action, long on furniture and color schemes.

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Review of ‘Home Making’

Lee Matalone’s promising, poetic first novel traces the story of Cybil—a Japanese orphan of World War II, adopted by an American family—and her daughter, Chloe, who lives in Virginia and moves into a new home when she separates from her husband.

The author’s conceit is to construct the drama by inspecting Chloe’s new house room…

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