Promises to Keep: A Novel

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Penguin, Jun 15, 2010 - Fiction - 352 pages
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New York Times bestselling author Jane Green presents a compelling novel about the love that keeps us together when everything is falling apart.
 
A successful photographer living in Bedford, New York, Callie Perry adores the settled existence she shares with her handsome husband and two adorable children. But while Callie’s life is practically perfect, her nearest and dearest are having a harder time.
 
Her best friend Lila is stuck dealing with her dream man’s demanding ex-wife. Her free-spirited sister Steffi is adjusting after leaving her city life for the simplicity of the country. And her divorced parents, Walter and Honor, can barely stand each other.
 
But when Callie is diagnosed with a recurrence of the cancer she thought she had beaten, everything changes. With their own problems suddenly in perspective, Callie’s family and friends rally to support her during an unforgettable, emotional—and ultimately life-changing year.
 


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User Review  - JudithDCollins - LibraryThing

This was one of my favorite books by Jane Green! A very inspiring story of cancer, and as always, Cassandra Campbell is exceptional as the audio performer. However, would love to have a print copy of ... Read full review

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User Review  - nyiper - LibraryThing

Such a sad story, but told with such detail---and the detail is explained at the end of the audio with the fact that Green's best friend died of this particular form of recurring cancer and asked ... Read full review

Contents

Almost Flourless Orange and Almond Cake with Marmalade
Tomato Tarts with Puff Pastry
Spinach and Chickpea Coconut Curry
Pumpkin Gingerbread Trifle
Chocolate Chestnut Truffle Cake
Whipped Honey Ricotta
Fish Balls
Chili
Salmon Parcels with Watercress Arugula Spinach and Cream Cheese
Lamb Shanks with Figs and Honey
Cauliflower Soup with Parmigiano Reggiano and Truffle Oil
Chicken and Spinach
Moroccan Chicken with Tomatoes and Saffron Honey Jam
Figgy Oatmeal Bars
Tuna with Cilantro Lime Sauce and Avocado
Ginger Almond Chicken

Mushroom and Pecan Pâté
Neiman Marcus Chocolate Chip Cookies
Warm Chocolate and Banana Cake
Spiced Black Bean Fritters
Asian Steamed Clear Bass
Venetian Chicken and Pasta with Rosemary
Roasted Tenderloin of Pork with Fig Prosciutto and Sage Stuffing
Vegan Spinach Quiche with Herb and Quinoa Crust
Guacamole
Yummy White Fish Pesto Sandwich
Wild Mushroom Polenta
Curried Parsnip and Apple Soup
Pantry Chicken and Beans
Merry Meringue Christmas Cookies
Apple and Almond Pudding
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About the author (2010)

A former journalist in the U.K. and a graduate of the International Culinary Center in New York, Jane Green is a New York Times bestselling author whose novels have been published in more than twenty-five languages. She has more than ten million books in print worldwide.


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