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Tara Road, Maeve Binchy

Label
Tara Road
Title
Tara Road
Statement of responsibility
Maeve Binchy
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Ria lived on Tara Road in Dublin with her dashing husband, Danny, and their two children. She fully believed she was happily married, right up until the day Danny told her he was leaving her to be with his young, pregnant girlfriend. By a chance phone call, Ria meets Marilyn, a woman from New England unable to come to terms with her only son's death and now separated from her husband. The two women exchange houses for the summer with extraordinary consequences, each learning that the other has a deep secret that can never be revealed
  • Drawn into lifestyles vastly differing from their own, at first each resents the news of how well the other is getting on. Ria seems to have become quite a hostess, entertaining half the neighborhood, which at first irritates the reserved and withdrawn Marilyn, a woman who has always guarded her privacy. Marilyn seems to have become bosom friends with Ria's children, as well as with Colm, a handsome restaurateur, whom Ria has begun to miss terribly. At the end of the summer, the women at last meet face-to-face. Having learned a great deal, about themselves and about each other, they find that they have become, firmly and forever, good friends
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1940-2012
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Binchy, Maeve
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
Intended audience
4.8
LC call number
PR6052.I7728
LC item number
T37 1999
Literary form
fiction
Series statement
Oprah Book Club
Series volume
Sept. 1999]
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Friendship
  • Betrayal
  • Home exchanging
  • Domestic fiction
  • Dublin (Ireland)
Label
Tara Road, Maeve Binchy
Instantiates
Publication
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
502 p.
Isbn
9780385335126
Lccn
98033768
Other control number
9780385335126
System control number
  • 278166
  • OCM39545507
  • 278166
  • 278166
Label
Tara Road, Maeve Binchy
Publication
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
502 p.
Isbn
9780385335126
Lccn
98033768
Other control number
9780385335126
System control number
  • 278166
  • OCM39545507
  • 278166
  • 278166

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