A Heart in a Body in the World

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Product Number: Z100137800
Released: Sep 18, 2018
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ISBN: #9781508263302
Narrator/s: Julia Whelan
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"This is one for the ages." -Gayle Forman, author of the #1 bestseller If I Stay "A book everyone should read right now." -The New York Times Book Review "Equal parts heartbreaking and hopefulreads like a battle cry for young women in the #MeToo era." -BookPage Each step on Annabelle's 2,700 mile cross-country run brings her closer to facing a trauma from her past in National Book Award finalist Deb Caletti's novel about the heart, all the ways it breaks, and its journey to healing. Because sometimes against our will, against all odds, we go forward. When everything has been taken from you, what else is there to do but run? So that's what Annabelle does-she runs from Seattle to Washington, DC, through mountain passes and suburban landscapes, from long lonely roads to college towns. She's not ready to think about the why yet, just the how-muscles burning, heart pumping, feet pounding the earth. But no matter how hard she tries, she can't outrun the tragedy from the past year, or the person-The Taker-that haunts her. Followed by Grandpa Ed in his RV and backed by her brother and two friends (her self-appointed publicity team), Annabelle becomes a reluctant activist as people connect her journey to the trauma from her past. Her cross-country run gains media attention and she is cheered on as she crosses state borders, and is even thrown a block party and given gifts. The support would be nice, if Annabelle could escape the guilt and the shame from what happened back home. They say it isn't her fault, but she can't feel the truth of that. Through welcome and unwelcome distractions, she just keeps running, to the destination that awaits her. There, she'll finally face what lies behind her-the miles and love and lossand what is to come.

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Author(s): Deb Caletti
Original Publish Date: Sep 18, 2018

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A Heart in a Body in the World
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Author(s): Deb Caletti
Narrator(s): Julia Whelan
Product Number DD40041
Released: Sep 18, 2018
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781508263388
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Author(s): Deb Caletti
Product Number EB00724546
Released: Sep 18, 2018
Business Term: 1 Year
Publisher: Simon Pulse
ISBN: #9781481415231

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