The return journey
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"In this collection of stories, Maeve Binchy brings us sons and lovers, daughters and strangers, husbands and wives in their infinite variety - powerfully compelling stories of love, loss, revelation, and reconciliation. A secretary's silent passion for her boss meets the acid test on a business trip... A man and a woman's mutual disdain at first sight shows how deceptive appearances can be.... An insecure wife clings to the illusion of order, only to discover chaos at the hands of a house sitter who opens the wrong doors.... A pair of star-crossed travelers take each other's bags, and then learn that when you unlock a stranger's suitcase, you enter a stranger's life."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved
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|Grouped Work ID||505bd96d-8751-2012-9111-fcc14a15cf41|
|Grouping Title||return journey|
|Grouping Author||binchy maeve|
|Last Grouping Update||2018-07-18 22:57:00PM|
|Last Indexed||2018-07-18 23:40:25PM|
|author||Binchy, Maeve, 1940-2012.|
|available_at_catalog||Annex, Hermitage, Hermitage Kids, Main Kids, Main Library|
|collection_catalog||Fiction, Large Print|
|detailed_location_catalog||Annex - Adult Fiction, Annex - Adult Large Print, Hermitage - Adult Fiction, Main Library - Adult Fiction|
In this extraordinary collection of stories, the New York Times-bestselling author of Evening Class and This Year It Will Be Different once again reveals her incomparable understanding of matters of the heart. In The Return Journey, Maeve Binchy brings us sons and lovers, daughters and strangers, husbands and wives in their infinite variety--powerfully compelling stories of love, loss, revelation, and reconciliation.
A secretary's silent passion for her boss meets the acid test on a business trip....A man and a woman's mutual disdain at first sight shows how deceptive appearances can be....An insecure wife clings to the illusion of order, only to discover chaos at the hands of a house sitter who opens the wrong doors....A pair of star-crossed travelers take each other's bags, and then learn that when you unlock a stranger's suitcase, you enter a stranger's life. In their company are many more, whose poignant, ironic, often humorous stories--unforgettable slices of life--make up The Return Journey, a spellbinding trip into the human heart.
Maeve Binchy was born and educated in Dublin. She is the author of the bestselling books Evening Class, This Year It Will Be Different, The Glass Lake, The Copper Beech, The Lilac Bus, Circle of Friends, Silver Wedding, Firefly Summer, Echoes, Light a Penny Candle, and London Transports, three volumes of short stories, two plays, and a teleplay that won three awards at the Prague Film Festival. She has been writing for The Irish Times since 1969 and lives with her husband, Gordon Snell, in Dublin.
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|format_catalog||Book, Large Print, eBook|
|isbn||156895610, 9780385315067, 9780385341790, 9780440224594, 9780440337676|
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|itype_catalog||, Book, Large Print Book|
|literary_form_full||Fiction, Short Stories|
|local_callnumber_catalog||Fiction Binchy, Fiction Binchy Large Type|
|owning_library_catalog||Nashville Public Library|
|owning_location_catalog||Annex, Hermitage, Hermitage Kids, Main Kids, Main Library|
|record_details||ils:CARL0000098922|Book|Books||English|Delacorte Press,|c1998.|214 p. ; 20 cm., ils:CARL0000104892|Large Print|Books||English|Wheeler Pub.,|1998.|205 p. ; 23 cm., overdrive:a6ed4dfd-752c-4024-a01b-f054037aef9a|eBook|eBook||English|Random House Publishing Group|2007||
|subject_facet||Ireland -- Social life and customs -- Fiction, Large type books|
|title_display||The return journey|
|title_full||The Return Journey, The return journey / Maeve Binchy, The return journey [text (large print)] / by Maeve Binchy|
|title_short||The return journey|
|topic_facet||Fiction, Large type books, Literature, Short Stories, Social life and customs|