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The lies that bind

Author: Emily Giffin
Publisher: [Waterville, Maine] : Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company, 2020. ©2020
Edition/Format:   book_largeprint : Fiction : English : Large print editionView all editions and formats
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"It's 2 AM on a Saturday night in the spring of 2001, and twenty-eight-year old Cecily Gardner sits alone in a dive bar on New York's Lower East Side, questioning her life. Feeling lonesome and homesick for the Midwest, she wonders if she'll ever make it as a reporter in the big city--and whether she made a terrible mistake in breaking up with her longtime boyfriend Matthew. As Cecily reaches for the phone to call  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Large type books
Fiction
Psychological fiction
Romance fiction
Love stories
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Giffin, Emily.
The lies that bind.
New York : Ballantine Books, [2020]
(DLC) 2020002354
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Emily Giffin
ISBN: 9781432880842 1432880845
OCLC Number: 1157286019
Language Note: In English.
Notes: "Thorndike Press large print basic" -- Title page verso.
Description: 485 pages (large print) ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Emily Giffin.

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"It's 2 AM on a Saturday night in the spring of 2001, and twenty-eight-year old Cecily Gardner sits alone in a dive bar on New York's Lower East Side, questioning her life. Feeling lonesome and homesick for the Midwest, she wonders if she'll ever make it as a reporter in the big city--and whether she made a terrible mistake in breaking up with her longtime boyfriend Matthew. As Cecily reaches for the phone to call him, she hears a guy on the barstool next to her say, "Don't do it--you'll regret it." Something tells her to listen to him, and over the next several hours--and shots of tequila--the two forge an unlikely connection. That should be it, they both decide the next morning, as Cecily reminds herself of the perils of a rebound relationship. Moreover, the timing couldn't be worse--Grant is preparing to quit his job and move overseas. Yet despite all their obstacles, they can't seem to say goodbye, and for the first time in her carefully-constructed life, Cecily follows her heart over her head. Then Grant disappears in the chaos of 9/11. Fearing the worst, Cecily spots his face on a missing person poster, and realizes she is not the only one searching for him. Her investigative reporting instincts kick into action as she vows to discover the truth. But the questions pile up fast: How well did she really know Grant? Did he ever really love her? And is it possible to love a man who wasn't who he seemed to be? The Lies That Bind is a mesmerizing and emotionally resonant exploration of the never-ending search for love and truth--in our relationships, careers, and deep within our own hearts"--

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