If Only it Were True

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Pocket Books, 2000 - Fiction - 216 pages
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What do you do when you find a stranger in your closet; particularly when she's surprised that you can even see her -- and she can disappear and reappear at whim? What if she then tells you that her body is actually in a coma on the other side of town? Should you have her see a psychiatrist or should you consult one yourself? Or do you take a chance and believe in her, and allow yourself to be swept up in an extraordinary adventure?

This is the beginning of the dilemma that Arthur, a young San Francisco architect, is faced with when he discovers Lauren in his apartment.

Arthur is the only man who can share Lauren's secret, the only one who can see her, hear her, and talk to her when no one else so much as senses her presence. So when doctors prepare to end Lauren's physical care -- which would destroy the magical bond she and Arthur cherish -- he must find a way to save her. For, after all, it is only her love that can save him.

"If Only It Were True" is a heartwarming love story impossible to forget, an adventure that is by turns breathtaking and hilarious -- a captivating tale that evokes the essence of romance and our boundless capacity to believe.

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User Review  - Miguelnunonave - LibraryThing

A cute little book based on a very original idea. But also a ghost story that is so plainly written that it fails to stimulate your appetite for transcendental stuff. It just feels like a sloppy and harmless fairy tale. The writing is also full of clichés. Nevertheless, still worth reading. Read full review

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User Review  - Azacia - LibraryThing

This book was a delightful read. I'm not sure the title fits with the story. The story is about a young doctor, Lauren, who gets into a car accident and ends up in a very deep coma. Doctors and her ... Read full review

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Marc Levy lived in San Francisco for six years before returning to France to run an architectural firm. He divides his time between America and Europe. If Only It Were True is his first novel and was an instant #1 bestseller in his homeland. Foreign rights have been sold in twenty-eight countries.

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