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The Year of Pleasures ***SIGNED & DATED***

Elizabeth Berg

Published by Random House, NY, 2005
ISBN 10: 1400061601 / ISBN 13: 9781400061600
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Title: The Year of Pleasures ***SIGNED & DATED***

Publisher: Random House, NY

Publication Date: 2005

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Signed: Signed and Dated By Author on the Full Title Page

Edition: 1st. Edition, 1st. Printing.

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First Edition, First Printing with full number line. Signed, without inscription, and dated "4/14/05" (month of publication) by author on the FULL title page. New unread Fine book in Fine dust jacket. Promotional book mark laid in. All our books are bubble wrapped and shipped in a sturdy box with Delivery Confirmation. NO remainder mark, NO previous owner markings or inscriptions, NOT price clipped, NOT a Book Club Edition, NOT an Ex-Lib. Dust jacket covered in protective clear wrapper. Bookseller Inventory # 007297

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Synopsis: In this rich and deeply satisfying novel by the beloved author of The Art of Mending, and Open House, a resilient woman embarks upon an unforgettable journey of adventure, self-discovery, and renewal. 

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 women friends from her college days, a twenty-year-old who is struggling to find his place in the world, and a handsome man who is ready for love.

Elizabeth Berg's The Year of Pleasuresis about acknowledging the solace found in ordinary things: a warm bath, good food, the beauty of nature, music, friends, and art. "Berg writes with humor and a big heart about resilience, loneliness, love, and hope. And the transcendence that redeems," said Andre Dubus about Durable Goods. And the same could be said about The Year of Pleasures

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Praise for Elizabeth Berg:

'Berg oozes warmth, wisdom and generosity of spirit. Her writing is quite brilliant, as soft as a kiss, as sharp as a knife. An American Maeve Binchy, a modern-day Jane Austen, whatever praise you heap on Elizabeth Berg, she probably deserves it.

" (Anna Maxted)

"Berg knows her characters intimately-she gets under their skin and leaves the reader with an indelible impression of lives challenged and changed." ( The Seattle Times)

"Heartwrenching and hilarious. Berg sits somewhere between Anne Tyler and Alice Hoffman." ( Chicago Sun-Times)

"Maybe Freud didn't know the answer to what women want, but Elizabeth Berg certainly does." ( USA Today)

"We loved this American family tale with its well drawn characters. It gripped like the best of thrillers" ( Bella)

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