A Wedding in Provence

A Wedding in Provence

A Novel

Book - 2014
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"Ellen Sussman, nationally bestselling author of French Lessons, delivers a feast for the senses in A wedding in Provence -- a moving novel of love, forgiveness, and trust, set among the beaches and vineyards of southern France. When Olivia and Brody drive up to their friend's idyllic inn -- nestled in a valley in the Mediterranean town of Cassis -- they know they've chosen the perfect spot for their wedding. The ceremony will be held in the lush garden, and the reception will be a small party of only their closest family and friends. But when Olivia and Brody's guests check in, their peaceful wedding weekend is quickly thrown off balance. The first to arrive is Nell, Olivia's oldest daughter from her first marriage. Impulsive and reckless, she invites a complete stranger -- an enigmatic man who is both alluring and a bit dangerous -- to be her guest at the wedding. The next is Carly, Olivia's youngest daughter, the responsible and pragmatic one. Away from her demanding job and a strained relationship, she feels an urgent need to cut loose -- and for once do something brash and unpredictable. Then there is Jake, Brody's playboy best man, and Fanny, Brody's mother, who is coping with the fallout of her own marriage. And in the middle of it all is Olivia, navigating the dramas, joys, and pitfalls of planning a wedding and starting a new life. A delicious, compelling, and utterly enchanting novel, A wedding in Provence captures the complex and enduring bonds of family, and our boundless faith in love"--Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York :, Ballantine Books,, [2014]
Edition: First edition
Copyright Date: ©2014
ISBN: 9780345548979
9780345548955
Branch Call Number: F SUS
Characteristics: 271 pages ; 22 cm

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samdog123 Sep 12, 2016

After reading the wonderful 'French Lessons' I was excited to read another of Sussman's titles. I was sadly disappointed and failed to care about any of the characters much at all. It's an okay summer read, but can't compare to her previous title.

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seacat315
Jun 26, 2015

Not a bad book. Neither the plot nor the characters are all that deep, but this book is fun to read while relaxing on the beach.

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1_Great_Book
Jan 21, 2015

a good book to read on vacation!
Lightly developed characters, light subject matter, a spot of trouble, lots of sun and golden coast, mostly happy events.

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