Open House

Open House

Audiobook CD - 2002 | Unabridged edition.
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An Oprah's Book Club selection

Samantha Morrow's husband has left her, and after a spree of overcharging at Tiffany's, she settles down to reconstruct a life for herself and her 11-year-old son. Her eccentric mother tried to help by fixing her up with dates, but a more pressing problem is money.

To meet her mortgage payments, Sam decides to take in boarders. The first is an older woman who offers sage advice and sorely needed comfort; the second, a maladjusted student, is not quite so helpful. A new friend, King, an untraditional man, suggests that Samantha get out, get going, get work. But her real work is this: In order to emerge from grief and the past, she has to learn how to make her own happiness. In order to really see people, she has to look within her heart. And in order to know who she is, she has to remember--and reclaim--the person she used to be, long before she became someone else in an effort to save her marriage.

Deeply felt, beautifully observed, and written with perfect emotional pitch, Open House is the unforgettable story of how a woman re-creates her life after divorce by opening her house to strangers and her heart to the simple miracle of possibility.
Publisher: St. Paul, Minn. : HighBridge Co., [2002]
Edition: Unabridged edition.
Copyright Date: ℗2002
ISBN: 9781565114678
Branch Call Number: Audiobook FIC Berg
Characteristics: 6 sound discs (approximately 7 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Additional Contributors: Baker, Becky Ann

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Jan 27, 2019

Book club selection -just fun fiction

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