The Resource When you read this : a novel, Mary Adkins

When you read this : a novel, Mary Adkins

Label
When you read this : a novel
Title
When you read this
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Mary Adkins
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Iris Massey is gone. But she's left something behind. For four years, Iris Massey worked side by side with PR maven Smith Simonyi, helping clients perfect their brands. But Iris has died, taken by terminal illness at only thirty-three. Adrift without his friend and colleague, Smith is surprised to discover that in her last six months, Iris created a blog filled with sharp and often funny musings on the end of a life not quite fulfilled. She also made one final request: for Smith to get her posts published as a book. With the help of his charmingly eager, if overbearingly forthright, new intern Carl, Smith tackles the task of fulfilling Iris's last wish. Before he can do so, though, he must get the approval of Iris' big sister Jade, an haute cuisine chef who's been knocked sideways by her loss. Each carrying their own baggage, Smith and Jade end up on a collision course with their own unresolved pasts and with each other. Told in a series of e-mails, blog posts, online therapy submissions, text messages, legal correspondence, home-rental bookings, and other snippets of our virtual lives, When You Read This is a deft, captivating romantic comedy--funny, tragic, surprising, and bittersweet--that candidly reveals how we find new beginnings after loss
Summary
After his friend, Iris, dies from a terminal illness at age 33, PR genius Smith Simonyi teams up with Iris’ sister, Jade, to make Iris’ final request—to get her blog posts published as a book—a reality
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
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10754964
Cataloging source
NjBwBT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Adkins, Mary
Dewey number
813/.6
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
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  • Death
  • Grief
  • Blogs
  • Public relations consultants
  • Women cooks
  • Sisters
  • New York (N.Y.)
Target audience
adult
Label
When you read this : a novel, Mary Adkins
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
376 pages
Isbn
9780062834676
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1083671121
Label
When you read this : a novel, Mary Adkins
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
376 pages
Isbn
9780062834676
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1083671121

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