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Year of Pleasures, The

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Published by Brilliance Audio on CD Unabridged Lib Ed .
Written in English

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    Brilliance Audio on Compact Disc

    ContributionsSandra Burr (Narrator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatAudio CD
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8873360M
    ISBN 101593557744
    ISBN 109781593557744


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April Betta Nolan stops running when she reaches Stewart, Illinois. Actually, she has been driving for days, fleeing Boston after her husband dies of liver cancer, in search of their shared dream of making a new life in some unknown little town.

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Whether it was just a matter Author: Andre Calilhanna. Over her long career, Berg has consistently written strong female characters at many ages and stages.

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She writes nearly a book a year, a number of which have received awards and honors. Recognition Two of Berg's books, Durable Goods and Joy School, were listed as "Best Books of the Year" by the American Library Association. Open House became an Oprah Book.

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The title was written in gold lettering on the cover: “The Henry James Year Book.”Author: Hannah Rosefield. The Year of Pleasures A Novel (Book): Berg, Elizabeth: Betta Nolan moves to a small town after the death of her husband to try to begin anew.

Pursuing a dream of a different kind of life, she is determined to find pleasure in her simple daily routines. Among those who help her in both expected and unexpected ways are the ten-year-old boy next door, three wild women friends.

The Year of Pleasures A Novel (Book): Berg, Elizabeth: Betta Nolan moves to a small town after the death of her husband to try to begin anew. Pursuing a dream of a different kind of life, she is determined to find pleasure in her simply daily routines. Among those who help her in both expected and unexpected ways are the ten-year-old boy next door, three wild.

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Year of Pleasures Written by Elizabeth Cook on November 26th, Book Rating: 2/5; I have read other books by Elizabeth Berg that I really liked and found to be moving and thoughtful (Talk Before Sleep, Durable Goods).

Not so with this novel. While I found Berg's characters interesting, some of their actions were not believable. Above all, The Year of Pleasures is about the various kindnesses people can-and do-provide one another.

Betta's journey from grief to joy is a meaningful reminder of what is available to us all, regardless of what fate has in store. This exquisite book suggests that no matter what we lose, life is ready to give bountifully to those who will.small pleasures of everyday life.

This book looks at 52 of them in detail, perhaps one for every week of the year. Usually, small pleasures are not widely celebrated or even much talked about. Every chapter puts one such moment of enjoyment under a kind of magnifying glass to find.

The Year of Pleasures A Novel (Book): Berg, Elizabeth: Betta Nolan moves to a small town after the death of her husband to try to begin anew.

Pursuing a dream of a different kind of life, she is determined to find pleasure in her simple daily routines. Among those who help her in both expected and unexpected ways are the ten-year-old boy next door, three wild .