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The Resource The story of Arthur Truluv : a novel, Elizabeth Berg

The story of Arthur Truluv : a novel, Elizabeth Berg

Label
The story of Arthur Truluv : a novel
Title
The story of Arthur Truluv
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Elizabeth Berg
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Arthur, a widower, meets Maddy, an angry and friendless teenage girl, while visiting his late wife at the cemetary, where he goes every day for lunch. Against all odds, the two strike up a friendship that pulls them out of a serious rut. They band together with Arthur's nosy neighbor Lucille, to create lives that are truly worth living. Proving that life's most precious moments are sweeter when shared, they go from strangers, to friends, to an untraditional but loving family. Betrayal, loneliness, romance and family are at the heart of this honey of a book, a must-read for fans of Elizabeth Berg's early work. This is a story about life being affirmed at all ages, old and young, and about finding hapiness when hope seems lost."--
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Summary
"Truluv is a moving novel about three people who have lost the person they love most, and must find their way back to happiness. Arthur, a widower, meets Maddy, an angry and friendless teenage girl, while visiting his late wife at the cemetary, where he goes every day for lunch. Against all odds, the two strike up a friendship that pulls them out of a serious rut. They band together with Arthur's nosy neighbor Lucille, to create lives that are truly worth living. Proving that life's most precious momentsare sweeter when shared, they go from strangers, to friends, to an untraditional but loving family. Betrayal, loneliness, romance and family are at the heart of this honey of a book, a must-read for fans of Elizabeth Berg's early work. This is a story about life being affirmed at all ages, old and young, and about finding hapiness when hope seems lost. Readers will laugh, cry, and love Truluv"--
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Loan Stars Favourites, 2017
  • LibraryReads Favorites, 2017.
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Provided by publisher
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10563858
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Berg, Elizabeth
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Story of Arthur Truluv
Series volume
0001
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Interpersonal relations
  • Teenage girls
  • Widowers
  • Interpersonal relations
  • Teenage girls
  • Widowers
  • Interpersonal relations
Target audience
adult
Label
The story of Arthur Truluv : a novel, Elizabeth Berg
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
ocn962548267
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First Large Print edition.
Extent
288 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781524783037
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)962548267
Label
The story of Arthur Truluv : a novel, Elizabeth Berg
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
ocn962548267
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First Large Print edition.
Extent
288 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781524783037
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)962548267

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