The Whole World Over
Julia Glass, author of the award-winning novel Three Junes, tells a vivid tale of longing and loss, revealing the subtle mechanisms behind our most important connections to others. In The Whole World Over , she pays tribute once again to the extraordinary complexities of love.Greenie Duquette lavishes most of her passionate energy on her Greenwich Village bakery and her young son. Her husband, Alan, seems to have fallen into a midlife depression, while Walter, her closest professional ally, is nursing a broken heart. At Walter's restaurant, the visiting governor of New Mexico tastes Greenie's coconut cake and decides to woo her away to be his chef. For reasons both ambitious and desperate, she acceptsheading west without her husband. This impulsive decision, along with events beyond Greenie's control, will change the course of several lives around her. From the Trade Paperback edition.
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Review: The Whole World OverUser Review - Jeanne Williams - Goodreads
A story of adults changing perspectives on love, parenting, and the joys of good food shared. The reference to The Shrinking of Treehorn and other children's books grounded the novel's themes. Read full review
Review: The Whole World OverUser Review - Kim - Goodreads
Not my cuppa. Read ending chapter & the first few chapters. Read full review