The Resource Falling, Jane Green, (electronic resource)

Falling, Jane Green, (electronic resource)

Label
Falling
Title
Falling
Statement of responsibility
Jane Green
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The New York Times bestselling author of The Beach House , Jemima J , and Summer Secrets presents a novel about the pleasure and meaning of finding a home?and family?where you least expect them... When Emma Montague left the strict confines of upper-crust British life for New York, she felt sure it would make her happy. Away from her parents and expectations, she felt liberated, throwing herself into Manhattan life replete with a high-paying job, a gorgeous apartment, and a string of successful boyfriends. But the cutthroat world of finance and relentless pursuit of more began to take its toll. This wasn't the life she wanted either. On the move again, Emma settles in the picturesque waterfront town of Westport, Connecticut, a world apart from both England and Manhattan. It is here that she begins to confront what it is she really wants from her life. With no job, and knowing only one person in town, she channels her passion for creating beautiful spaces into remaking the dilapidated cottage she rents from Dominic, a local handyman who lives next door with his six-year-old son. Unlike any man Emma has ever known, Dominic is confident, grounded, and committed to being present for his son whose mother fled shortly after he was born. They become friends, and slowly much more, as Emma finds herself feeling at home in a way she never has before. But just as they start to imagine a life together as a family, fate intervenes in the most shocking of ways. For the first time, Emma has to stay and fight for what she loves, for the truth she has discovered about herself, or risk losing it all. In a novel of changing seasons, shifting lives, and selfless love, a story unfolds?of one woman's far-reaching journey to discover who she is truly meant to be... From the Hardcover edition
Summary
"The New York Times bestselling author of The Beach House, Jemima J, and Summer Secrets presents a novel about the pleasure and meaning of finding a home--and family--where you least expect them... When Emma Montague left the strict confines of upper-crust British life for New York, she felt sure it would make her happy. Away from her parents and expectations, she felt liberated, throwing herself into Manhattan life replete with a high-paying job, a gorgeous apartment, and a string of successful boyfriends. But the cutthroat world of finance and relentless pursuit of more began to take its toll. This wasn't the life she wanted either. On the move again, Emma settles in the picturesque waterfront town of Westport, Connecticut, a world apart from both England and Manhattan. It is here that she begins to confront what it is she really wants from her life. With no job, and knowing only one person in town, she channels her passion for creating beautiful spaces into remaking the dilapidated cottage she rentsfrom Dominic, a local handyman who lives next door with his six-year-old son. Unlike any man Emma has ever known, Dominic is confident, grounded, and committed to being present for his son whose mother fled shortly after he was born. They become friends, and slowly much more, as Emma finds herself feeling at home in a way she never has before. But just as they start to imagine a life together as a family, fate intervenes in the most shocking of ways. For the first time, Emma has to stay and fight for what she loves, for the truth she has discovered about herself, or risk losing it all. In a novel of changing seasons, shifting lives, and selfless love, a story unfolds--of one woman's far-reaching journey to discover who she is truly meant to be
Theme
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10490393
Cataloging source
B@L
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1968-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Green, Jane
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6057.R3443
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Single women
  • Self-realization in women
  • Man-woman relationships
Target audience
adult
Label
Falling, Jane Green, (electronic resource)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
OverDrive eBook
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780399583292
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Stock number
411EEDC0-B877-4CE3-A51C-1C2BEDD54333
System control number
(OCoLC)952502919
Label
Falling, Jane Green, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Note
OverDrive eBook
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780399583292
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Stock number
411EEDC0-B877-4CE3-A51C-1C2BEDD54333
System control number
(OCoLC)952502919

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