By Barbara Delinsky
Hailed as “a heartwarming tale” (Star Tribune, Minneapolis), a party of what concerns such a lot in lifestyles, Barbara Delinsky’s profoundly relocating New York Times bestseller is as richly textured and fascinating because the Northern California panorama within which it really is set.
Jack McGill selected his architectural occupation over his kinfolk, and back domestic from another work trip to discover that his spouse, Rachel, had left him. Now, six years later, a automobile coincidence has left Rachel clinging to lifestyles, and she or he and their daughters desperately desire him. placing paintings on carry for the 1st time in his lifestyles, Jack comes to a decision to sit down by way of his ex-wife's bedside. As he meets Rachel's many new neighbors, and attempts to deal with teenage daughters and their difficulties, he learns extra a couple of lady he by no means particularly knew, her expressive artwork, and the key that made her go away. a lot to his astonishment, Jack starts off to determine Rachel, his daughters, and the tale of his marriage with new eyes.
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That fit Rachel. Light and floral was worlds away from her antiseptic smell now. Not that she would still be wearing the same toilet water. She would have switched. Wouldn't have wanted the memories, though more than a few were good.
It was only four-thirty. They had time to kill. He was curious. "Rachel never told me she was in a book group. " "Maybe that's because you're divorced, " Katherine reminded him, then relented and said more gently, "She helped form the group. " "How often do you meet? " "Once a month. " "Who are the others? " "Local women. One is a travel agent, one sculpts, one owns a bakery, two golf. They were all here earlier. " No, Jack realized. They weren't talking books. They were talking about an accident that shouldn't have happened.
She asked in such an innocent way that he actually answered. "They're negative. Always criticizing to cover up for what they lack, but the only thing they really lack is ambition. My dad could done anything he wantedhe's a bright guyonly, he got stuck in a potato processing plant and never got out. My brothers are going to be just like him, different jobs, same wasted potential. I went to college, which makes what they're doing seem smaller. " He smiled. " "Then you don't go home much? " "No.
Coast Road by Barbara Delinsky