Joy For Beginners

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Author(s): Erica Bauermeister
Original Publish Date: Jun 09, 2011
Product Number: EB00387578
Released: Jun 05, 2014
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781101516041
Publisher: Berkley
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From national bestselling author of Reese Witherspoon's Book Club pick The Scent Keeper comes a beautifully crafted novel about daring to experience true joy, starting one small step at a time. Having survived a life-threatening illness, Kate celebrates by gathering with six close friends. At an intimate outdoor dinner on a warm September evening, the women challenge Kate to start her new lease on life by going white-water rafting down the Grand Canyon with her daughter. But Kate is reluctant to take the risk. That is, until her friend Marion proposes a pact: if Kate will face the rapids, each woman will do one thing in the next year that scares her. Kate agrees, with one provision—she didn't get to choose her challenge, so she gets to choose theirs. Whether it's learning to let go of the past or getting a tattoo, each woman's story interweaves with the others, forming a seamless portrait of the power of female friendships. "Joy for Beginners takes us on the emotional journeys of seven women seeking to transform their lives, and proves that sometimes what we really need to inspire us to change is a good, firm shove."—Garth Stein, author of The Art of Racing in the Rain

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Author(s): Erica Bauermeister
Narrator(s): Cassandra Campbell
Product Number Z100023887
Released: Jun 14, 2011
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Books on Tape
ISBN: #9780307933096