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“Marisa de los Santos’s Belong to Me is my favorite discovery of the past years: a terrific page-turner that’s also poignant, funny, surprising and deeply heartfelt.”
“Complex, engaging, and surprisingly moving.”
The sensational New York Times bestseller from Marisa de los Santos, Belong to Me is a gift for readers, an enchanting, luminous novel about the accidents, both big and small, that affect our choice of friend, lover, and spouse. A story centered around three very different suburban neighbors and what it truly means to “belong” to someone, this eye-opening, unforgettable book is the perfect book club selection—beautifully written, smart and sophisticated women’s fiction that invites discussion as it touches the heart—and the ideal companion to de los Santos’s previous blockbuster, Love Walked In.
From the Back Cover:
Everyone has secrets. Some we keep to protect ourselves, others we keep to protect those we love.
A devoted city dweller, Cornelia Brown surprised no one more than herself when she was gripped by the sudden, inescapable desire to leave urban life behind and head for an idyllic suburb. Though she knows she and her beloved husband, Teo, have made the right move, she approaches her new life with trepidation and struggles to forge friendships in her new home. Cornelia's mettle is quickly tested by judgmental neighbor Piper Truitt. Perfectly manicured, impeccably dressed, and possessing impossible standards, Piper is the embodiment of everything Cornelia feared she would find in suburbia. A saving grace soon appears in the form of Lake. Over a shared love of literature and old movies, Cornelia develops an instant bond with this warm yet elusive woman who has also recently arrived in town, ostensibly to send her perceptive and brilliant son, Dev, to a school for the gifted.
Marisa de los Santos's literary talents shine in the complex interactions she creates between these three women. She deftly explores the life-altering roller coaster of emotions Piper faces as she cares for two households, her own and that of her cancer-stricken best friend, Elizabeth. Skillfully, de los Santos creates an enigmatic and beguiling character in Lake, who draws Cornelia closer even as she harbors a shocking secret. And from the first page until the exhilarating conclusion, de los Santos engages readers with Cornelia, who, while trying to adapt to her new surroundings, must remain true to herself. As their individual stories unfold, the women become entangled in a web of trust, betrayal, love, and loss that challenges them in ways they never imagined, and that ultimately teaches them what it means for one human being to belong to another.
Titre : Belong to Me: A Novel
Éditeur : HarperLuxe
Date d'édition : 2008
Reliure : PAPERBACK
Etat du livre : New
Description du livre HarperLuxe, 2008. État : Fair. Lgr. Former Library book. Shows definite wear, and perhaps considerable marking on inside. N° de réf. du libraire GRP10332260
Description du livre HarperLuxe, 2008. État : Good. Lgr. Ships from Reno, NV. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. N° de réf. du libraire GRP90634083
Description du livre HarperLuxe, 2008. État : Good. Lgr. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. N° de réf. du libraire GRP36634439
Description du livre HarperLuxe. Paperback. État : VERY GOOD. little to no wear, pages are clean. The cover and binding are crisp with next no creases. N° de réf. du libraire 2772764075
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Description du livre HarperLuxe. Paperback. État : VERY GOOD. Cover and pages show some wear from reading and storage. May have creases on the cover and binding caused from handling and reading. Some pages may contain writing and or highlighting. N° de réf. du libraire 2785425077
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Description du livre État : Very Good. Book Condition: Very Good. N° de réf. du libraire 97800615626003.0
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Description du livre HarpLPLuxe, 2008. Paperback. État : New. FAST SHIPPING & FREE TRACKING! 100% Money Back Guaranteed. The pages of this book are clean and unmarked. There is very little shelf wear. The spine remains free of creasing.The pages are lightly tanned due to age. N° de réf. du libraire 141930