Sheer abandon : a novel
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Published:
New York : Doubleday, c2007.
Format:
Book
Edition:
1st U.S. ed.
Physical Desc:
x, 626 pages ; 24 cm.
Status:
Main Library - Adult Fiction
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A number-one bestseller from one of Britain's most popular novelists,Sheer Abandonis an all-consuming story revolving around the consequences of a desperate act . . . Martha, Clio, and Jocasta meet by chance at Heathrow airport in 1985 as they are starting off on separate backpacking adventures, and they decide to spend the first few days of their trips together in Thailand. When they go their separate ways, they vow to get together in London the following year. But many years pass before the three cross paths again, and the once-capricious, carefree girls now all have thriving careers. One of them, however, harbors a terrible secret: On her return from her pre-college excursion, she abandoned her just-born daughter at Heathrow. Clio has fulfilled her ambition of becoming a doctor, only to find herself trapped in a marriage to an arrogant surgeon who belittles her and her professional achievements. Martha is a highly paid corporate lawyer, just embarking on a political career. Dedicated to her job, she has had little time for personal relationships and lives a busy, but lonely life. Jocasta, a tabloid newspaper reporter with an infallible instinct for the big story, is in love with a charming colleague who can't make the permanent commitment she longs for. The infant abandoned at Heathrow has grown up under the loving care of her adoptive family. Now a beautiful teenager named Kate, she sets out to find her birth mother--a quest that unexpectedly brings the women together and exposes the secret buried so many years before. Impossible to put down,Sheer Abandonis top-notch women's fiction.
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Language:
English
ISBN:
0385519885, 9780385519885
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APA Citation (style guide)

Vincenzi, P. (2007). Sheer abandon: a novel. 1st U.S. ed. New York: Doubleday.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Vincenzi, Penny. 2007. Sheer Abandon: A Novel. New York: Doubleday.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Vincenzi, Penny, Sheer Abandon: A Novel. New York: Doubleday, 2007.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Vincenzi, Penny. Sheer Abandon: A Novel. 1st U.S. ed. New York: Doubleday, 2007. Print.

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