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The Sweetness of forgetting  Cover Image Book Book

The Sweetness of forgetting / Kristin Harmel.

Harmel, Kristin, (author.).

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781982198435
  • ISBN: 1982198435
  • Physical Description: 367 pages ; 21 cm.
  • Edition: Updated 10th anniversary edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Gallery Books, 2022.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes a Book Club Favorites reader's guide with discussion questions (in unnumbered pages at end of work).
Includes an excerpt for The Paris Daughter (in unnumbered pages at end of work).
Summary, etc.:
The "beautifully complex" (Woman's Day) classic that made Kristin Harmel a superstar follows a woman who must travel from Cape Cod to Paris to uncover a family secret for her dying grandmother that could change everything. Updated with a new author's note and recipes for this 10th anniversary edition!At thirty-six, Hope McKenna-Smith is no stranger to bad news. She lost her mother to cancer, her husband left her, and her bank account is nearly depleted. Her own dreams of becoming a lawyer long gone, she's running a failing family bakery on Cape Cod and raising a troubled preteen. Now, Hope's beloved French-born grandmother Mamie is drifting away in a haze of Alzheimer's. But in a rare moment of clarity, Mamie realizes that unless she tells Hope about the past, the secrets she has held on to for so many years will soon be lost forever. Tantalizingly, she reveals mysterious snippets of a tragic history in WWII Paris. Armed with a scrawled list of names, Hope heads to France to uncover a seventy-year-old mystery. What follows is "an immersive and evocative tale of generations struggling to survive" (Publishers Weekly) as Hope pieces together her grandmother's past bit by bit. Uncovering horrific tales of the Holocaust, she realizes the astonishing will of her grandmother to endure in a world gone mad. And to reunite two lovers torn apart by terror, all she'll need is a dash of courage, and the belief that God exists everywhere, even in cake.
Subject: Single-parent families > Fiction.
Grandparent and child > Fiction.
Family secrets > Fiction.
Life change events > Fiction.
Alzheimer's disease > Fiction.
Genre: Domestic fiction.
Novels.

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Rolla Public.

Holds

  • 0 current holds with 1 total copy.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Rolla Public Library FIC HAR (Text) 38256101856312 Adult Fiction Available -


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