A Novel

eBook - 2012
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The critically acclaimed author of Good-bye and Amen, Leeway Cottage, and More Than You Know returns with a sharply perceptive and emotionally resonant novel about all the ways we talk about one another, the sometimes fine line between showing concern and doing damage, and the difficulty of knowing the true obligations of friendshipGossipBeth Gutcheon "Did you know that the origin of the word gossip in English is 'god-sibling'? It's the talk between people who are godparents to the same child, people who have a legitimate loving interest in the person they talk about. It's talk that weaves a net of support and connection beneath the people you want to protect."Loviah "Lovie" French owns a small, high-end dress shop on Manhattan's Upper East Side. Renowned for her taste and discretion, Lovie is the one to whom certain women turn when they need "just the thing" for major life...
Publisher: 2012
Branch Call Number: Overdrive
Reproduction: Electronic reproduction. New York : William Morrow Paperbacks, 2012. Requires Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 1006 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB)
Additional Contributors: OverDrive, Inc
ISBN: 9780062100948


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Mar 16, 2017

"...this great city made up of so many interlocking villages..." (page 213)

Apr 24, 2012

I had a hard time getting into this book, but once I forced myself to I really enjoyed it. Then the shock towards the end...I had to go back and read the first few pages again. Worth the read since it is on the short side.


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