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The Hardest Part of Love by Catherine Ryan Hyde
  

The Hardest Part of Love

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Selected by Sarah Broadhurst

In the tradition of Jodi Picoult, a powerful, thought-provoking story from this bestselling Richard and Judy Book Club author. Originally published as Electric God in 2001. A thought-provoking and highly pleasurable read.

If you like Catherine Ryan Hyde you might also like to read books by Joshilyn Jackson, Dorothy Koomson and Ayelet Waldman.

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Synopsis

The Hardest Part of Love by Catherine Ryan Hyde

There's a split second between having it all, and losing everything. Hayden briefly has it all: a wife and daughter he adores and a baby on the way. But when his son dies at birth, a deep anger emerges, robbing Hayden of everything. Years on, Hayden is living in self-imposed exile. He's just lost his beloved dog and is now losing Laurel, the only woman he's loved since...But just as Hayden's rage rises again, a young figure from the past emerges, forcing him to re-visit his long-buried childhood...


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'The reader closes the book with a quiet sense of elation and only later notices that Electric God is still there etched on the psyche' San Francisco Chronicle

'A heroic, superbly crafted novel worth reading again and again and again' The Denver Post

About the Author

Catherine Ryan Hyde is the author of several highly acclaimed novels including Pay it Forward, which was named an ALA Book of the Year and made into a major Warner Brothers feature film starring Kevin Spacey and Helen Hunt. In 2007 her novel Love in the Present Tense was selected for the Richard & Judy Book Club and became a Sunday Times Top 10 bestseller. She lives in Cambia, California.

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Book Info

Publication date

23rd April 2011

Author

Catherine Ryan Hyde

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Author's Website

www.catherineryanhyde.com/c...

Publisher

Black Swan an imprint of Transworld Publishers Ltd

Format

Paperback
464 pages

Categories

Family Drama
Literary Fiction
Relationship Stories
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Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

ISBN

9780552774260

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