The Resource Evvie Drake starts over : a novel, Linda Holmes

Evvie Drake starts over : a novel, Linda Holmes

Label
Evvie Drake starts over : a novel
Title
Evvie Drake starts over
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Linda Holmes
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"In a small town in Maine, recently widowed Eveleth "Evvie" Drake rarely leaves her house. Everyone in town, including her best friend, Andy, thinks grief keeps her locked inside, and she doesn't correct them. In New York, Dean Tenney, former major-league pitcher and Andy's childhood friend, is struggling with a case of the "yips": he can't throw straight anymore, and he can't figure out why. An invitation from Andy to stay in Maine for a few months seems like the perfect chance to hit the reset button. When Dean moves into an apartment at the back of Evvie's house, the two make a deal: Dean won't ask about Evvie's late husband, and Evvie won't ask about Dean's baseball career. Rules, though, have a funny way of being broken--and what starts as an unexpected friendship soon turns into something more. But before they can find out what might lie ahead, they'll have to wrestle a few demons: the bonds they've broken, the plans they've changed, and the secrets they've kept. They'll need a lot of help, but in life, as in baseball, there's always a chance--right up until the last out"--
Summary
Young widow Evvie Drake and major league pitcher Dean Tenney, who has lost his game and needs a chance to reset his life, form an unlikely relationship when Dean moves into an apartment at the back of Evvie's house.
Theme
Tone
Writing style
Character
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  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2019.
  • LibraryReads Favorites, 2019.
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10781472
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Holmes, Linda
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Widows
  • Baseball players
  • FICTION / Contemporary Women
  • FICTION / Family Life
  • FICTION / Humorous
  • Baseball players
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Widows
Target audience
adult
Label
Evvie Drake starts over : a novel, Linda Holmes
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
Control code
on1055686096
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
293 pages
Isbn
9780525619246
Lccn
2018051134
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1055686096
Label
Evvie Drake starts over : a novel, Linda Holmes
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
Control code
on1055686096
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
293 pages
Isbn
9780525619246
Lccn
2018051134
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1055686096

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