newgen books for YA readers
Search our site
White Bodies by Jane Robins Read the opening extract of the brand new Jane Robins book before its publication on 03/05/2018

Nine Bean Rows by Reese Danley-Kilgo
  

Synopsis

Nine Bean Rows by Reese Danley-Kilgo

Elizabeth Putnam, fifty-nine, bookstore owner, is surrounded by plants, poetry, flowers, friends. She loves Yeats' poems. She names her house Innisfree, and lives alone in her bee-loud glade. Until the day David Greene, poet, Peace Corps veteran, wearing a beret and limping slightly, walks into Putnam & Ryan, Books. And into her life. Nine Bean Rows is the story of Elizabeth's life, lived well and fully. It is a happy life, in spite of disappointment and loss. It is also the story of Patrick Callahan, to whom she was once married briefly, of Richard Adams, who loved her enough not to marry her, and of David Greene, whom she loved but would not marry. In this brilliant and poignant first novel, Reese Danley-Kilgo has captured, without sentimentality, the essence of love that is deeper than most of us ever know. Yet this is not a love story and far from a romance novel. It is a story of life and love, of sorrow and joy, with an unexpected, but satisfying ending.

About the Author

Loading other formats...

Book Info

Publication date

26th April 2007

Author

Reese Danley-Kilgo

More books by Reese Danley-Kilgo
Author 'Like for Like'
    recommendations

Publisher

Lulu.com

Format

Hardback
224 pages

Categories

Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

ISBN

9781430315421

Lovereading has given me the opportunity to delve into new and exciting worlds of authors who I would never have tried before.

Glynis Elliott

I love Lovereading because of its ability to connect people that love books & unite them in a friendly, stimulating & interesting community.

Megan Olwen William

My favourite thing about is the 'like for like' page this has really introduced me to some good reads! That and lots of honest reviews.

Sam Lewis

Insightful reader reviews and unbiased recommendations. I don't know how I chose books before Lovereading! An essential for all book lovers.

Sarah Harper

Lovereading does a stella job in promoting both new and established authors.

Iris Clements

Because of Lovereading I have broadened my reading horizons with some really great books that I probably would never have chosen myself.

Susan Walsh

With literary excellence, humour and drama, Lovereading's got value and is a real stress-calmer!

Siobhan McDowell

Lovereading helps me decide what real people read.

Kerry Bridges

Lovereading4kids

Lovereading4schools