torstai 6. joulukuuta 2007

Marraskuun kirja

"Big Cherry Holler ", Adriana Trigiani

Big Cherry Holler, the extraordinary sequel to Big Stone Gap, takes us back to the mountain life that enchanted us in Adriana Trigiani's best selling debut novel. It's been eight years since the town pharmacist and long time spinster Ave Maria Mulligan married coal miner Jack MacChesney. With her new found belief in love and its possibilities, Ave Maria makes a life for herself and her growing family, hoping that her fearless leap into commitment will make happiness stay. What she didn't count on was that fate, life, and the ghosts of the past would come to haunt her and, eventually, test the love she has for her husband. The mountain walls that have protected her all of her life can not spare Ave Maria the life lessons she must learn.

Valitettavasti en löytänyt suomenkielistä kuvausta kirjasta, eli kirjaa ei taida olla käännettynä suomeksi. Luin kirjan kroatian kielisenä ja jäin siihen kiinni. Tuon tyyppisistä romanttisista kirjoista pidän, ei ole liian imelä, siirappinen. Jotenkin sopi tämän hetkiseen mielialaan ja tilanteeseen;)

Viime vuonna luin Ave Mariasta kertovan edellisen kirjan: "Big Stone Gap"

Nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia, the tiny town of Big Stone Gap is home to some of the most charming eccentrics in the state. Ave Maria Mulligan is the town's self-proclaimed spinster, a thirty-five year old pharmacist with a "mountain girl's body and a flat behind." She lives an amiable life with good friends and lots of hobbies until the fateful day in 1978 when she suddenly discovers that she's not who she always thought she was. Before she can blink, Ave's fielding marriage proposals, fighting off greedy family members, organizing a celebration for visiting celebrities, and planning the trip of a lifetime—a trip that could change her view of the world and her own place in it forever. Brimming with humor and wise notions of small-town life, Big Stone Gap is a gem of a book with a giant heart. . . .

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