The Resource The last original wife : a novel, Dorothea Benton Frank

The last original wife : a novel, Dorothea Benton Frank

Label
The last original wife : a novel
Title
The last original wife
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Dorothea Benton Frank
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Experience the sultry Southern atmosphere of Atlanta and the magic of the Carolina Lowcountry in this funny and poignant tale of one audacious woman's quest to find the love she deserves, from New York Times bestselling author Dorothea Benton Frank.Leslie Anne Greene Carter is The Last Original Wife among her husband Wesley's wildly successful Atlanta social set. His cronies have all traded in the mothers of their children they promised to love and cherish--'til death did them part--for tanned and toned young Barbie brides.If losing the social life and close friends she adored wasn't painful enough, a series of setbacks shake Les's world and push her to the edge. She's had enough of playing the good wife to a husband who thinks he's doing her a favor by keeping her around. She's not going to waste another minute on people she doesn't care to know. Now, she's going to take some time for herself--in the familiar comforts and stunning beauty of Charleston, her beloved hometown. In her brother's stately historic home, she's going to reclaim the carefree girl who spent lazy summers sharing steamy kisses with her first love on Sullivans Island. Along Charleston's live oak- and palmetto-lined cobblestone streets, under the Lowcountry's dazzling blue sky, Les will indulge herself with icy cocktails, warm laughter, divine temptation and bittersweet memories. Daring to listen to her inner voice, she will realize what she wants. and find the life of which she's always dreamed.Told in the alternating voices of Les and Wes, The Last Original Wife is classic Dorothea Benton Frank: an intoxicating tale of family, friendship, self-discovery, and love, that is as salty as a Lowcountry breeze and as invigorating as a dip in Carolina waters on a sizzling summer day"--Provided by publisher
Summary
The last original wife among her husband's group of cronies, Leslie Anne, after an accident, realizes her perfect life is a sham and embraces the healing powers of South Carolina's white beaches where she, with the help of the feisty and funny residents, reclaims the strong and sexy woman she was meant to be
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10181719
Cataloging source
PABRO
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1951-2019
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Frank, Dorothea Benton
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Wives
  • Magic
  • Families
Target audience
adult
Label
The last original wife : a novel, Dorothea Benton Frank
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
x, 352 pages
Isbn
9780062132468
Isbn Type
(hd.cov.)
Lccn
bd 13009012
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • 103666893
  • bd 13009012
  • PWmBRO
Label
The last original wife : a novel, Dorothea Benton Frank
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
x, 352 pages
Isbn
9780062132468
Isbn Type
(hd.cov.)
Lccn
bd 13009012
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • 103666893
  • bd 13009012
  • PWmBRO

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