Map of True Places (Paperback)
May 2010 Indie Next List
“Brunonia Barry has claimed Salem, Massachusetts, as her own locale--even using Hawthorne's House of Seven Gables--and the town couldn't ask for a better chronicler. Just as the city is a place of haunted mystery, so is the life of Zee Finch, who is forced to confront both past and present when caring for her ailing father. With characters that are rich, engaging, and sympathetic, Barry has created a world that perfectly expresses ordinary life.”
— Bill Cusumano, Nicola's Books, Ann Arbor, MI
The author of the beloved "New York Times" and international bestseller "The Lace Reader" presents an emotionally resonant novel of tragedy, secrets, identity, and love, in which a psychotherapist finds the strands of her own life in the death of a troubled patient.