The Whole World Over: A Novel
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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Her writing style is easy to read and enjoyable. - Goodreads
A long story for a disappointing ending. - Goodreads
An interesting plot and I liked the characters. - Goodreads
This was a decent love story for the most part. - Goodreads
Weak characterizations and technically boring. - Goodreads
Loved the intertwined story lines - Goodreads
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