Ria and Marilyn have never met - they live thousands of miles apart, separated by the Atlantic Ocean: one in a big, warm, Victorian house in Tara ...Show synopsisRia and Marilyn have never met - they live thousands of miles apart, separated by the Atlantic Ocean: one in a big, warm, Victorian house in Tara Road, Dublin, the other in a modern, open-plan house in New England. Two more unlikely friends would be hard to find: Ria's life revolves around her family and friends, while Marilyn's reserve is born of grief. But when each needs a place to escape to, a house exchange seems the ideal solution. Along with the borrowed houses come neighbours and friends, gossip and speculation as Ria and Marilyn swap lives for the summer ...Hide synopsis
Description:New. Trade Paperback, First printing (complete # line) for you...New. Trade Paperback, First printing (complete # line) for you collectors. No markings, no creases, no spine lines and no remainder marks. Book ships to you with FREE Delivery Confirmation.
Description:New. Brand New Advance Reader's Copy in softcover. With slipcase...New. Brand New Advance Reader's Copy in softcover. With slipcase. Will be well protected for safe shipping. 512 p. Oprah's Book Club. Audience: General/trade.
Edition: First edition. complete number line. first printing.
Publisher: Delacorte Press
Description:Very good in very good dust jacket. condition very good+. a nice...Very good in very good dust jacket. condition very good+. a nice glossy art cover, lightly read. red boards sharp. clean+, tight, sq., solid. cover spine has slight bump/foxed, w/sm. tear. a nice copy. fast shipping. Sewn binding. Cloth over boards. With dust jacket. 512 p. Audience: General/trade.
Description:New in fine dust jacket. BOOK AS NEW, DJ BRIGHT SHINY, VERY...New in fine dust jacket. BOOK AS NEW, DJ BRIGHT SHINY, VERY SLIGHTEST EDGE ROUGHNESS, ELSE LIKR NEW. Sewn binding. Cloth over boards. With dust jacket. 512 p. Audience: General/trade.
At my local book club, my mind was set on reading something else, until I spotted this book on top of some others on a shelf.What initially attracted me to it was the cover. I was disappointed to find that there was no synopsis, but I decided to give it a try. At first, I thought I had made a mistake - I found that it dragged in the beginning - but somewhere near the middle, the story started to pick up, and I found it hard to put down! I loved the characters, especially Ria's son Brian and the twists and turns - I never suspected Ria's friend Rosemary's affair with her husband! All in all, it was very enjoyable; I was even sad when I finished it because I didn't want it to end : )
Copyright in bibliographic data and cover images is held by Nielsen Book Services Limited, Baker & Taylor, Inc., or by their respective licensors, or by the publishers, or by their respective licensors. For personal use only. All rights reserved. All rights in images of books or other publications are reserved by the original copyright holders.
You're signed up (and we ♥ you). Watch for our Welcome e-mail and your first coupon. Thanks!