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Home, Away


How much is a father's love worth? Jeff Gillenkirk's stirring novel about family, love, and the depths of compassion played out against the backdrop of professional baseball has it all.

“Home, Away has it all – realistic family drama, the action of professional sports, witty dialogue and a plot that covers all the bases. Gillenkirk’s book is a home run.” — Holly Goldberg Sloan, author, Counting by 7’s; screenwriter, Angels in the Outfield.

To read an excerpt, see the Home, Away website.

Jeff Gillenkirk is an author and journalist whose articles and book reviews have appeared in the New York Times, Washington Post, Miami Herald and other publications. His nonfiction book, Bitter Melon: Inside America's Last Rural All-Chinese won the Commonwealth Club's Silver Medal award for best California History.