The Resource Love, Alice, Barbara Davis

Love, Alice, Barbara Davis

Label
Love, Alice
Title
Love, Alice
Statement of responsibility
Barbara Davis
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"A year ago, Dovie Larkin's life was shattered when her fiancé committed suicide just weeks before their wedding. Now, plagued by guilt, she has become a fixture at the cemetery where William is buried, visiting his grave daily, waiting for answers she knows will never come. Then one day, she sees an old woman whose grief mirrors her own. Fascinated, she watches the woman leave a letter on a nearby grave. Dovie ignores her conscience and reads the letter -- a mother's plea for forgiveness to her dead daughter -- and immediately needs to know the rest of the story. As she delves deeper, a collection of letters from the cemetery's lost and found begins to unravel a decades-old mystery involving one of Charleston's wealthiest families. But even as Dovie seeks to answer questions about another woman's past -- questions filled with deception, betrayal, and heartbreaking loss -- she starts to discover the keys to love, forgiveness, and finally embracing the future..." -- Amazon.com
Summary
"From the author of Summer at Hideaway Key comes a sweeping new Southern women's fiction novel about forgiving the past one letter at a time. The truth lies between the lines. A year ago, Dovie Larkin's life was shattered when her fiance committed suicide just weeks before their wedding. Now, plagued by guilt, she has become a fixture at the cemetery where William is buried, visiting his grave daily, waiting for answers she knows will never come. Then one day, she sees an old woman whose grief mirrorsher own. Fascinated, she watches the woman leave a letter on a nearby grave. Dovie ignores her conscience and reads the letter a mother's plea for forgiveness to her dead daughter -and immediately needs to know the rest of the story. As she delves deeper, a collection of letters from the cemetery's lost and found begins to unravel a decades-old mystery involving one of Charleston's wealthiest families. But even as Dovie seeks to answer questions about another woman's past questions filled with deception, betrayal, and heartbreaking loss she starts to discover the keys to love, forgiveness, and finally embracing the future
Theme
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10528903
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1961-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Davis, Barbara
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Suicide
  • Grief
  • Families
  • Family secrets
  • FICTION
  • FICTION
  • FICTION
Target audience
adult
Label
Love, Alice, Barbara Davis
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes reader's guide with questions for discussion and recipes (pages 407-416)
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
ocn944933700
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
x, 416 pages
Isbn
9780451474810
Lccn
2016019600
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)944933700
Label
Love, Alice, Barbara Davis
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes reader's guide with questions for discussion and recipes (pages 407-416)
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
ocn944933700
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
x, 416 pages
Isbn
9780451474810
Lccn
2016019600
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)944933700

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