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Back When We Were Grownups

Back When We Were Grownups

Author: Anne Tyler
Publisher: Chatto & Windus
Format: Trade Paperback
Pages: 288
Genre: Literary
Joe Davitch first saw Rebecca at a party. Young Rebecca looked to Joe like the girl having more fun than anyone in the room and he wanted some of that happiness to spill over onto him, a 33 year old divorcee with three little girls. Rebecca soon found herself mistress of "The Open Arms", embracing not only this large spirited man and his family but expertly hosting parties in the ornate, high-ceilinged rooms of the Davitch family home where people pay to have their celebrations in style. But now, years after she has lost her husband in a car accident, Beck (as she is known in the Davitch clan) asks herself whether she is an imposter in her own life. Is she really this natural-born celebrator, joyous and outgoing? What would have happened if she'd married her blonde college sweetheart, Will, back then when they were so young and serious and so sure about everything? Can one ever recover the person one has left behind - and would one even like them?
ISBN: 9780701172947
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