The Whole World Over: A Novel (Google eBook)
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 accepts–heading 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 - Susie Turk - Goodreads
Kind of like the movie "Crash" in which there are a lot of characters with different story lines, but the characters tie together. Greenie is friends with Walter who owns a restaurant. Alan is Greenie ... Read full review
Review: The Whole World OverUser Review - Jillian Sweeney - Goodreads
I'd really like to rate this book 3.5 stars but that isn't an option. I really enjoyed getting to know all of the characters and was skeptical how she was going to get all of the stories to connect ... Read full review