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Author Himes, Leigh, author.

Title The one that got away : a novel / Leigh Himes.

Publication Info. New York : Hachette Books, 2016.

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Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Cherry Valley PLD Adult Fiction - CHVY-11  F HIM    AVAILABLE
 Coal City PL Adult Fiction - CCBB-2  F HIMES    AVAILABLE
 DeKalb PL Adult Fiction - DKLY-12  FIC HIM    AVAILABLE
 East Moline PL Adult Fiction - EMPG-6  FIC HIM    AVAILABLE
 Fossil Ridge PL - Main Adult Fiction - FRBB-2  FIC HIM    AVAILABLE
 Franklin Grove PL Stacks - FGLY-12  F HIM    AVAILABLE
 Henry C Adams Memorial Lib Adult Fiction - HCAG-7  FIC HIM    AVAILABLE
 Johnsburg PL Stacks - JOLY-11  FIC HIMES    AVAILABLE
 Kankakee PL First Floor - KKBB-2  FIC HIMES    AVAILABLE
 LaSalle PL Adult Fiction - LSBB-3  F HIMES    AVAILABLE

Edition First edition.
Description 377 pages ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Summary "In this irresistible debut novel, a freak accident allows a wife and mother to explore the alluring alternative of the Road Not Taken. Abbey Lahey is a married, harried working mother of two, struggling to make ends meet in a blue-collar suburb of Philadelphia. When a tumble down a Nordstrom escalator lands her in an alternate reality, Abbey finds herself happily married to the one who got away--a dashing Philly blueblood she met briefly years earlier--and living a Cinderella life of privilege and luxury. It's everything Abbey ever dreamed of. Or is it? At first dazzled by the clothes, the penthouse, the nannies, and the glittering social functions, Abbey begins noticing troubling flaws in her new fourteen-karat life, and wonders what happened to the people she left behind. Torn between two vastly different realities, Abbey takes increasingly dramatic steps to reclaim herself--whoever that may be"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Working mothers -- Fiction.
Women blue collar workers -- Fiction.
Wealth -- Fiction.
Reality -- Fiction.
Self-realization -- Fiction.
FICTION -- Contemporary Women.
FICTION -- General.
Reality. (OCoLC)fst01091244
Self-realization. (OCoLC)fst01111892
Wealth. (OCoLC)fst01172973
Women blue collar workers. (OCoLC)fst01749086
Working mothers. (OCoLC)fst01180647
Philadelphia (Pa.) -- Fiction.
Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia. (OCoLC)fst01204170
Genre/Form Fiction. (OCoLC)fst01423787
Psychological fiction. (OCoLC)fst01726481
Fantasy fiction.
Psychological fiction.
ISBN 9780316305730 (hardback)
0316305731 (hardback)

 
    
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