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Evvie Drake starts over : a novel

Author: Linda Holmes, (Radio talk show host)
Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, [2019] ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In a small town in Maine, recently widowed Eveleth "Evvie" Drake rarely leaves her house. Everyone in town, including her best friend, Andy, thinks grief keeps her locked inside, and she doesn't correct them. In New York, Dean Tenney, former major-league pitcher and Andy's childhood friend, is struggling with a case of the "yips": he can't throw straight anymore, and he can't figure out why. An invitation from Andy  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Humorous fiction
Love stories
Romance fiction
Novels
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Linda Holmes, (Radio talk show host)
ISBN: 9780525619246 0525619240
OCLC Number: 1055686096
Description: 293 pages ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Linda Holmes.

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"In a small town in Maine, recently widowed Eveleth "Evvie" Drake rarely leaves her house. Everyone in town, including her best friend, Andy, thinks grief keeps her locked inside, and she doesn't correct them. In New York, Dean Tenney, former major-league pitcher and Andy's childhood friend, is struggling with a case of the "yips": he can't throw straight anymore, and he can't figure out why. An invitation from Andy to stay in Maine for a few months seems like the perfect chance to hit the reset button. When Dean moves into an apartment at the back of Evvie's house, the two make a deal: Dean won't ask about Evvie's late husband, and Evvie won't ask about Dean's baseball career. Rules, though, have a funny way of being broken--and what starts as an unexpected friendship soon turns into something more. But before they can find out what might lie ahead, they'll have to wrestle a few demons: the bonds they've broken, the plans they've changed, and the secrets they've kept. They'll need a lot of help, but in life, as in baseball, there's always a chance--right up until the last out"--

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