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The truth about love : a novel

Author: Josephine Hart
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : English : 1st U.S. edView all editions and formats
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The accidental death of a teenage boy has a profound effect on a small Irish town in this compelling new novel from the bestselling author of Damage. As Sissy, the boy's mother, struggles to overcome her senseless loss, her daughter, Olivia, works to keep her brother's memory alive in a swiftly changing country. And Thomas'known as "The German" to his neighbors'is drawn into the family's grief, forcing him to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Hart, Josephine.
Truth about love.
New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2009
(DLC) 2009021375
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Josephine Hart
ISBN: 9780307273055 0307273059
OCLC Number: 704515998
Description: 1 online resource (205 pages)
Responsibility: by Josephine Hart.

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The accidental death of a teenage boy has a profound effect on a small Irish town in this compelling new novel from the bestselling author of Damage. As Sissy, the boy's mother, struggles to overcome her senseless loss, her daughter, Olivia, works to keep her brother's memory alive in a swiftly changing country. And Thomas'known as "The German" to his neighbors'is drawn into the family's grief, forcing him to confront the past that has brought him to Ireland and a new crossroads. A brilliant meditation on love, loss, and the beauty of living even when times are tough, The Truth About Love shows us how men and women are shaped by tragedy, by their inherent characters, and by what they are able to learn from one another. From the Trade Paperback edition.

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