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August 2012 Book of the Month.
Easy to read but packing a real emotional punch, this is a moving tale of the powerful bond between mother and daughter.
A successful TV producer’s life is turned upside down when the daughter she had adopted, and kept secret, turns up on her doorstep.
Marian Caldwell is a television producer, living her dream in New York City. With a fulfilling career and relationship, she has convinced everyone, including herself, that her life is just as she wants it to be. But one night, Marian answers a knock on the door ...only to find Kirby Rose, an eighteen-year-old girl with a key to a past that Marian thought she had sealed off forever. From the moment Kirby appears on her doorstep, Marian's perfectly constructed world-and her very identity-will be shaken to its core, resurrecting memories of a passionate young love affair that threaten everything that has come to define her. For the precocious and determined Kirby, the encounter will force her to re-evaluate her family and future. As the two women embark on a journey to find the one thing missing in their lives, each will come to recognize that where we belong is often where we least expect to find ourselves-a place that we may have willed ourselves to forget, but that the heart remembers forever.
Closing date: 30/09/2020
Publication date: 02/08/2012
Publisher: Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd ) an imprint of Orion Publishing Co
|Publication date:||2nd August 2012|
|Publisher:||Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd ) an imprint of Orion Publishing Co|
|Genres:||Books of the Month, eBook Favourites, Family Drama, Relationship Stories,|
Emily Giffin is in her thirties. She graduated from Wake Forest University and the University of Virginia School of Law. She practiced law in New York City for several years before moving to London, where she began writing full time. She now lives in Atlanta with her husband and three children. She is the author of four previous novels: Something Borrowed reached the number 1 spot on The Bookseller Heatseekers’ list with a weekly sale of +6000 copies and the movie – starring Kate Hudson and Ginnifer Goodwin – was released in 2011. Where We Belong is her sixth novel.More About Emily Giffin