The Resource The idea of love : a novel, Patti Callahan Henry

The idea of love : a novel, Patti Callahan Henry

Label
The idea of love : a novel
Title
The idea of love
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Patti Callahan Henry
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"As we like to say in the south: "Don't let the truth get in the way of a good story." Ella's life has been completely upended. She's young, beautiful, and deeply in love--until her husband dies in a tragic sailing accident while trying save her. Or so she'll have everyone believe. Screenwriter Hunter needs a hit, but crippling writers' block and a serious lack of motivation are getting him nowhere. He's on the look-out for a love story. It doesn't matter who it belongs to. When Hunter and Ella meet in Watersend, South Carolina it feels like the perfect match, something close to fate. In Ella, Hunter finds the perfect love story, full of longing and sacrifice. It's the stuff of epic films. In Hunter, Ella finds possibility. It's an opportunity to live out a fantasy - the life she wishes she had because hers is too painful. And more real. Besides. what's a little white lie between strangers? But one lie leads to another, and soon Hunter and Ella find themselves caught in a web of deceit. As they try to untangle their lies and reclaim their own lives, they feel something stronger is keeping them together. And so they wonder: can two people come together for all the wrong reasons and still make it right?"--
Summary
"As we like to say in the south: "Don't let the truth get in the way of a good story." Ella's life has been completely upended. She's young, beautiful, and deeply in love--until her husband dies in a tragic sailing accident while trying save her. Or so she'll have everyone believe. Screenwriter Hunter needs a hit, but crippling writers' block and a serious lack of motivation are getting him nowhere. He's on the look-out for a love story. It doesn't matter who it belongs to. When Hunter and Ella meet in Watersend, South Carolina it feels like the perfect match, something close to fate. In Ella, Hunter finds the perfect love story, full of longing and sacrifice. It's the stuff of epic films. In Hunter, Ella finds possibility. It's an opportunity to live out a fantasy - the life she wishes she had because hers is too painful. And more real. Besides. what's a little white lie between strangers? But one lie leads to another, and soon Hunter and Ella find themselves caught in a web of deceit. As they try to untangle their lies and reclaim their own lives, they feel something stronger is keeping them together. And so they wonder: can two people come together for all the wrong reasons and still make it right?"--
Tone
Writing style
Character
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10423900
Cataloging source
DLC
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Henry, Patti Callahan
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Widows
  • Screenwriters
  • Man-woman relationships
  • FICTION / Contemporary Women
  • FICTION / Family Life
Target audience
adult
Label
The idea of love : a novel, Patti Callahan Henry
Instantiates
Publication
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
ocn908107367
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 volume.
Isbn
9781250040329
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2015015631
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)908107367
Label
The idea of love : a novel, Patti Callahan Henry
Publication
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
ocn908107367
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 volume.
Isbn
9781250040329
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2015015631
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)908107367

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