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The Year of Pleasures: A Novel

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In this rich and deeply satisfying novel by the beloved author ofThe Art of Mending, andOpen 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'sThe Year of Pleasuresis about acknowledging the solace found in ordinary things: a warm bath,good food,the beauty ofnature, music, friends, and art. "Berg writes with humor and a big heart about resilience,loneliness, love, and hope. Andthe transcendence that redeems,"said Andre Dubus aboutDurable Goods. Andthe same could be said aboutThe Year of Pleasures.
Product Details

Author: Elizabeth Berg

Language: English

Edition: (Edition: 1ST)

Binding: Hardcover

Publisher: Random House

Release Date: 2005-04-05

Pages: 224

ISBN: 1400061601

ISBN13: 9781400061600