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ISBN13: 9780812980110
ISBN10: 0812980115
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From San Francisco to Savannah, Montana to Texas, Amanda Eyre Wards characters are united in their fervent search to find a place where they truly belong. Annie, a librarian in a small mining town, must choose between the only home shes ever known and the possibility of a new future. Casey, a suburban New Yorker with a wry sense of humor, braves the dating scene after losing her husband. And in six linked stories spanning a decade of her life, Lola Wilkerson navigates elopement, motherhood, and lingering questions about who she wants to be when she grows up. Whether exploring the fierceness of a mothers love or the consolations of marriage, Amanda Eyre Wards stories are imbued with humor, clear-eyed insight, and emotional richness.

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AMANDA EYRE WARD is the author of three novels: Sleep Towards Heaven, How to Be Lost, and Forgive Me. She lives in Austin, Texas, with her husband and their two sons.

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Denise Morland, May 2, 2009 (view all comments by Denise Morland)
Love Stories in This Town is a smart and insightful look at women and the infinite number of ways they love. There are women loving their husbands, boyfriends, parents, and babies. There are women leaving for love or staying, being heartbroken or up-lifted, letting go of their dreams or clinging to them fiercely. The breadth of the stories is impressive and yet Amanda Eyre Ward somehow manages to get the feel in each one right. The stories are sharp, but also a little mysterious and beautiful, like love itself.

I especially liked the series of stories about Lola, following her through life as she experiences different kinds of love and as her love for each person in her life matures and changes. I felt like each story offered up a subtle lesson and I often could relate to what the characters were going through. I didn't love this book quite as much as Amanda Ward Eyre's novels, but I enjoyed it nonetheless.
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ISBN:
9780812980110
Author:
Ward, Amanda Eyre
Publisher:
Ballantine Books
Subject:
General
Subject:
Love stories, American
Subject:
Short Stories (single author)
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20090431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
8.02x5.22x.60 in. .40 lbs.

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