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Losing the Moon (2004) [Novel]
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Summary (From the publisher):

A wife and mother discovers that although life has led her in a joyous direction, she still cherishes memories of her first love...the college boyfriend who captivated her heart and then, without a word of warning, disappeared.

Life has been good to Amy Reynolds since then. Her marriage is satisfying, her children thriving. But now that Nick is back in her life, she can't help recalling the beach where they pledged their destinies together some twenty years ago. And she can't help being tempted by the life she might have lived...might still live, a choice that would betray all she holds dear.

Original title: Losing the Moon
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionGeneral FictionWomen's Fiction

Edition #1: Losing the Moon

Losing the Moon (2004)
Edition Details:

Language: English

  • "Henry's beautifully written debut romance is meant to be savored, with its poetic descriptions and settings deftly mirroring the emotions of the characters. Readers who enjoy the lyrical voices of Patricia Gaffney and Mary Alice Monroe will also be drawn to this talented newcomer." Booklist
  • "Patti Callahan Henry joins the ranks of Anne Rivers Siddons and Pat Conroy with this debut novel. Losing the Moon is lyrical, sensual, and as delicate as a seashell. Lovely and poignant." Deborah Smith, author of Charming Grace
  • "I loved Losing the Moon! Patti Callahan Henry's engaging story and compelling characters captured my heart from page one, and stayed with me long after the final, satisfying conclusion. Don't miss this wonderful book." Haywood Smith
  • "A dazzling example of the new style of fiction writing to come out of the South. Chosen as the first book in the Margaret Mitchell House and Museum's Emerging Writers' program, Henry has been hailed as being included first in the ranks of important Southern writers such as Pat Conroy anf Anne Rivers Siddons. If this debut novel is any indication of what we can expect from Patti Callahan Henry, we can look forward to many years of reading enjoyment to come." The Wichita Falls Times Record News
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Losing the Moon (May 2004)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: New York
Publisher: New American Library
ISBN: 9780451211958
Dimensions: 7.98 x 5.38 x .84 in
Pages: 384

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