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Where the River Runs (2005) [Novel]
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Summary (From the publisher):

Meridy Dresden was once a free-spirited, fun-loving girl. All that changed when the boy she loved was killed in a tragic fire. Now, years later, Meridy must return to the South Carolina Low Country and summon the courage to make a decision that may destroy everything she's worked so hard to protect, including her heart.

Original title: Where the River Runs


Genre: FictionGeneral FictionWomen's Fiction

Edition #1: Where the River Runs

Where the River Runs (2005)
Edition Details:

Language: English

  • "Brilliant. Powerful. Magical. Do not miss this book." Haywood Smith, author of The Red Hats Ride Again
  • "Books about the journey to self-realization often make us contemplate our own lives and choices. You travel with the character through joy, heartache, and redemption, and when it's over, you have laughed and cried. This book proves no exception...Descriptive language, paired with heartfelt characters, accentuates the story, which is peppered with Lowcountry culture and customs...After reading this tale, cherishing family and home becomes the reader's own mantra." Southern Living magazine
  • "Quietly reflective and softly compelling, this tale of a Lowcountry woman's reblossoming will touch your heart and make you wonder about long-forgotten possibilities waiting to be rediscovered in your own family and soul." The Charleston Post and Courier
  • "Where the River Runs is an expression of love between author and story. Readers will instantly fall for Patti Callahan Henry's unique voice and lyrical writing style in this satisfying story of a secret revealed." Topsail Magazine
  • "A melodious, encouraging tale that upholds memories, friendship and family." Atlanta Woman magazine
  • "A poignant tale...Fans of Anne Rivers Siddons will want to read Patti Callahan Henry's deep character study." The Best Reviews
  • "An in Henry's debut, Losing the Moon, and this beautifully written story, the sheer lyricism of the author's voice transports the reader. Fans of such books as Mary Alice Monroe's Skyward, also about the Gullah, and Patricia Gaffney's Flight Lessons will add this book to their list of favoirtes." Booklist
  • "This poignant story of a woman reclaiming her life touched me in a way a book hasn't in quite a long time. The powerful message is translated through Meridy's eyes and has an added impact being written in the first person...With exceptional storytelling skills, newcomer Patti Callahan Henry conveys pure, potent emotions sure to reach out to every reader." The Romance Readers Connection
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Where the River Runs (May 2005)

Format: Paperback
Publisher: New American Library
ISBN: 9780451215055
Dimensions: 7.96 x 5.66 x .57 in
Pages: 256

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